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Flashcards in French Words 7-9 Deck (20):
1

Denouement

Solution of the plot in a play/story

Outcome

End

2

Encore

Repetition of a performance in response to the demand from an audience

3

Genre

Kind/ sort/ category

4

Repertoire

List of plays/operas/roles that a company or performer is prepared to perform

5

Vignette

Short verbal description/ small/graceful literary sketch

Ex. Her book offers some great vignettes of life in Dublin

6

A la carts

According to the bill of fare with a stated price for each dish

7

Bonbon

A piece of candy

8

Cuisine

Style of cooking or preparing food

They specialize in French cuisine

9

Entrée

Main dish at lunch or dinner

10

Filet

Slice of meat or fish without bones or fat

11

Hors d'oeuvres

It's plural
Light food served as an appetizer before the regular courses of a meal

12

Piéce de résistance

Main dish

13

Bouffant

Puffed out/ full

Adjective

Halls would need to be widened if all girls skirts were bouffant

14

Boutique

Small shop specializing in fashionable clothing

15

Coiffure

Style of arranging the hair, headdress

Ex. Sally's new coiffure was made by her hair stylist

16

Corsage

Small bouquet worn by a women

17

Flamboyant

Flamelike
Very ornate
Showy

Ex. To add more color jack wore a flamboyant scarf

18

Toupee

Wig

19

Vogue

Fashion/ accepted style


Ex. Today's fashion may be out of vogue tmrw

20

Avante-garde

Experimentalists or innovators in any part

Ex. His innovations in poetry place made him the avant garden of Ninteenth century writers