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1

exiger - Il a exigé que je cherche son pull.

He demanded that I look for his sweater

2

démenti

to a denial or refutation (démentir - to deny, refute)

3

dément, en démence, fou, or insensé.

demented

4

déranger

to derange (the mind), déranger means to bother, disturb, or disrupt.

5

dérangé

only used for mental health

6

derogation

special dispensation or exemption.

7

une atteinte or une réduction.

a derogation

8

désobligeant, dénigrant, péjoratif.

derogatory

9

dérogatoire

dispensatory or exceptional (being an exception).

10

un design, un stylisme, un plan - and a verb: concevoir, élaborer.

to design

11

détail

to detail, it can refer to retail.

12

renseignements.

can mean detail

13

devise

to currency or a slogan/motto.

14

imaginer, concevoir.

to devise

15

disposer

to arrange, to incline/dispose someone to, or (formally) to leave. Disposer de (F) means to have (at one's disposal).

16

se débarasser de, éliminer, jeter, renvoyer.

to dispose of

17

divers

diverse, varied, or several.

18

plongeur.

diver

19

une dot

dowry.

20

un point or un pois.

a dot

21

a shower.

a shower

22

douter

o doubt or be doubtful about, while se douter means to suspect or imagine.

23

draguer

to flirt. Formally, it means to fish with a dragnet or to dredge.

24

traîner or tirer.

to drag

25

un hasard, une possibilité, or une occasion

a chance

26

trancher, couper, hacher.

to chop

27

une côtelette, un coup

a chop

28

choir

to fall

29

un chute

a fall, loss, collapse, or failure.

30

une glissière.

a chute

31

combine

a trick or scheme.

32

une observation or un commentaire.

a comment

33

commodité

convenience: les commodités de la vie moderne - the conveniences of modern life.

34

produit, article, denrée

commodities

35

compléter, finir, remplir.

to complete

36

détaillé, complet, étendu, global, or compréhensif.

comprehensive

37

compréhensif

comprehensive as well as understanding or tolerant.

38

compromettre, transiger, aboutir à/accepter un compromis.

to compromise

39

a compromise

un compromis or une transaction.

40

la frime, une escroquerie, or a verb - duper, escroquer.

a con, or to con

41

rapport, affaire, souci, intérêt,

a concern

42

concerner/toucher as well as inquiéter or préoccuper.

to concern

43

concerner

affected by, not concerned about something.

44

le béton.

concrete - not abstract sense

45

confiance

confidence or trust

46

assurance.

confidence

47

confidence

is a noun, the French equivalent of confidant - someone you tell all your secrets and private matters.

48

confiant, assuré, sûr, and persuadé.

confident

49

à l'aise or bien.

J suis à l'aise - I am comfortable, comfortable is only used with places/things

50

conseil, conseiller

a hint or piece of advice; a consultant or adviser; or a board, committee, or council. Conseiller means to recommend, advise, or counsel.

51

une consultation, un conseil, une déliberation, un avocat (in formal English) and a verb: conseiller, recommander.

to counsel

52

consumer

to consume only as a fire or as ambition consumes.

53

consommer

eating or drinking something

54

contrée

the physical boundaries of a piece of land or a region.

55

un pays, une patrie, or la campagne.

the country

56

contrôle

an inspection, verification, or test, but it can in some cases indicate self-control or control of a vehicle.

57

un cordon

a cord

58

une corde

rope or a string on a musical instrument.

59

corporation

a corporate body, guild, or, in general terms, profession.

60

une société commerciale, société à responsabilité limitée, or compagnie commerciale.

corporation

61

correspondence

correspondence, conformity, balance, or a travel connection.

62

courageux

courageous, but is also used to mean up to or not lazy: Je ne suis pas courageux - I don't feel up to it; Sois courageux ! - Don't be lazy!

63

crispé

tensed or flexed, from the verb crisper.

64

croquant or croustillant.

crispy

65

crier

to scream or shout.

66

pleurer; as a noun it is un cri.

cry

67

course

running, une course is a trip, journey, or race.

68

un cours or une route. Of course = bien sûr.

course