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aborder

to take up (a subject), to reach (a place)

2

laid

ugly

3

mêler

to mix, to mingle

4

l'ombre

darkness

5

confondre

to confuse

6

prétendre (as adjective)

to claim, maintain (so-called, supposed)

7

s'installer

to settle

8

juif

Jewish

9

sa formation

his education, training

10

mourir

to die

11

tarder

to delay, to be long in

12

perdre

to loose

13

gagner

to win; to earn, gain

14

cette dignité

this office

15

plus vite

faster, quicker

16

apprendre

to learn

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demeurer

to live, to remain

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telle que

such as

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sentir

to feel, to smell

20

amener

to lead

21

aur- (future stem of)

avoir

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ser- (future stem of)

être

23

ir- (future stem of)

aller

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fer- (future stem of)

faire

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verr- (future stem of)

voir

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saur- (future stem of)

savoir

27

sortir

to go out; to result (from)

28

lentement

slowly

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sinon

if not

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tout à la fois

at the same time

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approfondir

to deepen

32

traduire

to translate

33

borner

to limit, restrict

34

raconter

to relate

35

faire preuve de

to manifest, to give proof of

36

bouleverser

to overthrow, overturn

37

état

state

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d'homme d'état

statesman

39

choisir

to choose

40

acharnement

tenacity, fury

41

vraisemblable

likely

42

devoir with noun and infinitive (as conditional, present, imperfect, or past [in]definite)

(+ noun) to owe; (+ infinitive) express conjecture, obligation, or intent (ought to, must or is to, was to or must have, had to or must have)

43

ressentir

to feel, experience

44

par suite de

because of, as a result of

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à peine

scarcely

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colère

angry

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demain

tomorrow

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passer

to go; to spend

49

corriger

to correct

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enseigner

to teach

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renseigner

to inform