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gave

mountain stream.

2

gendre

a son-in-law.

3

le sexe

gender

4

doux, aimable, modéré, or léger: He is gentle with his hands - Il a la main douce. A gentle breeze - une brise légère.

gentile

5

gardien

very general term that can indicate anyone who guards someone or something: warden, keeper, guard, attendant, caretaker. It can also be figurative.

6

gardian, protecteur, tuteur.

guardian

7

gommer

to erase, rub out, take away, or exfoliate. It can mean to gum as in to put gum on.

8

grade

rank (in administration), degree (in academia), or grade (in math).

9

une note

a grade you receive in class

10

une grappe

a cluster: une grappe de raisins - a bunch of grapes, grappes humaines - clusters of people.

11

un grief

a grievance: Il me fait grief d'être au chômage - He holds my unemployed status against me.

12

grossier, fruste, or (informally) dégueullasse

gross

13

un mec, gars, or type

a guy

14

habileté

a skill, cleverness, a talent, or a skillful move.

15

une aptitude, une capacité, or une compétence.

ability

16

habit

one's dress or outfit; habits means clothes.

17

habitude, coutume

habit

18

haineux

from haine - hatred. It means malevolent or full of hatred.

19

odieux, atroce, abominable.

heinous

20

hasard

hazard, it can mean coincidence, chance (e.g., a chance meeting), or fate. Par hasard - by chance.

21

un risque, danger, or péril.

hazard

22

hisser

to hoist, heave, haul up.

23

siffler or chuinter.

to hiss

24

histoire

to history or just a story.

25

maison, foyer, or chez-soi.

home

26

humeur

mood or temperament.

27

humour or comique

humor

28

glacial, glacé, or verglacé

icy

29

idéologie

an ideology, but is usually used in a pejorative sense: ideology or philosophy based on sophomoric or illogical arguments.

30

ignorant

unaware of, although it can mean ignorant (E). It can also be a noun - ignoramus.
The French word ignorant doesn't distinguish between unaware and uneducated.

31

ignorer

to be ignorant (E) or unaware of something: j'ignore tout de cette affaire - I know nothing about this business.

32

ne tenir aucun compte de, ne pas relever, and ne pas prêter attention à.

to deliberately not pay attention to something or someone

33

impair

odd or uneven

34

diminuer or affaiblir

to impair

35

important

important in the sense of significant or authoritative, important (F) can also mean large, considerable, substantial.

36

inopportun, importun, gênant, peu pratique, malcommode.

inconvenient

37

un inconvénient

is a disadvantage, drawback, or risk.

38

imposition, des impôts

taxes

39

inconsistent

flimsy, weak, colorless, runny, or watery

40

inconséquent, incompatible

inconsistent

41

infect

revolting, obnoxious, squalid, vile, horrible.

42

infecter, contaminer.

to infect

43

informer, avertir, aviser, or renseigner.

to inform

44

une information

Une information refers to a single piece of information, while des informations is equivalent to the general English term information. In addition, une information can indicate an official inquiry or investigation.
Information (E) means des renseignements or informations.

45

informatiser

to computerize.

46

ingrat

adj - ungrateful, bleak, unreliable, or unattractive - or a noun: ingrate, ungrateful person.

47

un ingrat

ingrate

48

inhabité

uninhabited

49

habité

inhabited

50

un injure

un insult or term of abuse.

51

une blessure

an injury

52

inscription

text inscriptions. However, it is also a general term for action as well as registration or enrollment.

53

insolation

sunstroke or sunshine.

54

insulation

isolation

55

instance

authority, official proceedings, or insistence.

56

intégral

complete, unabridged, or total.

57

integral

intégrant or constituant.

58

intéressant

interesting, it can mean attractive, worthwhile, or favorable (e.g., a price or offer).

59

intoxiqué

poisoned.

60

ivre.

drunk

61

introduire

to place, insert, or introduce into. It is not used in the sense of introducing one person to another.

62

présenter.

to introduce (someone to someone else)

63

isolation

isolement or quarantaine.

64

inviter

to invite and to treat (someone to a meal/drink).