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adjoint au chef

assistant head

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marquant

significant, notable

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le bourreau

executioner, torturer

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la plume

feather, nib, pen

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décerner

to award

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la ouvrage

work, piece of work

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insubmersible

unsinkable

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inflenchir

to change the course of

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quel

who, what

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quelle que soit

whatever

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ce sont

they are

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le tourment

torment

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la ascendance

ancestry

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la escrime

fencing

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effréné

wild

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en tant que

as

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ressortir

to go out again, stand out

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la epreuve

test, trial, proof

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la témérité

rashness

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étonnant

surprising

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davantage

more

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à l'aube

at the dawn

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somnolent

drowsy, sleepy

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le trublion

trouble maker

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changeant

fickle

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la imprudence

carelessness

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éphémère

fleeting

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que

that

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celui que

the one that

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inexorablement 

inexorably

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le marine de guerre

navy

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le port d'attache

home base

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redoutable

formidable

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le mazout

oil

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aeronaval

air and sea

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ecoutes

listening

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la folie

madness

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le échec

failure

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pourtant

yet

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impitoyable

merciless

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avant

before

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maladroit 

clumsy

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assez

stop

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ne ... guère

scarcely

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la calamité

disaster

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l'étalon-or 

the gold standard

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son

his

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en avant

forward

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le char

cart, tank

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la querelle

quarrel

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aisément

easily

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la viticulture

wine growing

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implanter

to establish, implant

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entier

whole, entire

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inspirer

to inspire, breathe in

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la antienne

chant

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rabâcher

to harp on, keep on repeating

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la vertu

virtue, quality

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la rage

rabies, rage, fury

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le aller

outward journey, one way ticket

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à l'encontre de

against, counter to

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la âme

soul

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satané

damned

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pencher

to tilt, to lean

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le savant

scientist

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savant

scholarly, learned

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le os

bone

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sans os

off the bone

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la chair

flesh

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en chair et en os

in the flesh

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doré

gold, golden

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laïque

secular

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les vieillards

old people, the elderly

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franc-comtois

from Franche-Comte

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très lié avec

very friendly with

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le souvenir

memory, souvenir

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avec mes affectueux souvenirs

with love from

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initier

to initiate

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notable

noteworthy, notable

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la forme

form, shape

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hors pair

oustanding

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toucher

to touch, affect, concern

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le desiderata

requirements

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puis

then, next

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et puis

and then

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gagner qn

to win sb over

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la soutenance

viva

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faire une communication sur 

to give a paper on

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au grand dam de

much to the annoyance of

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s'ingénier à faire

to strive to do

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le ver à soie

silk worm

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la sériciculture

silkworm farming

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sain

healthy, wholesome

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congénères

fellow

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valoir

to hold, apply, to be worth

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le chevalier

knight

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nommer

to call, name, appiont

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maîtriser

to control, master, bring under control

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entraîner

to pull, carry along, drag, lead

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spontané 

spontaneous

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ça va barder

sparks will fly

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la éprouvette

test tube

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imbattable

unbeatable

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rebuter

to put off

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le precepte

precept

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le rouget

red mullet

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le bétail

livestock, cattle

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décimer

to decimate

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remanier 

to rework, revise

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autant

so much, so many

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le baignore

bath, bathtub

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le éleveur

livestock breeder

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populaire

working class, popular, mass (modifier)

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empirique

empirical

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la variole

smallpox

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affoler

to throw in to a panic

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angoisser

distress, worry, fret

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la moelle

marrow, pith, core

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atténuer

to alleviate, ease, reduce, lighten

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la plupart

most, most of them

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la pression

pressure, beer

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s'emparer de

to grab, seize

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outre-Atlantique

across the Atlantic, in America

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briguer

to seek

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acharnement

fierceness, relentlessly

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le brevet

patent

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révéler

to show, disclose

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étouffant

stifling

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tardif

late, late in developing

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doter

to give a dowry, to endow

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sous-marin

submarine, underwater

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le paquebot

liner

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vecu (pp of vivre)

to live

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vécu

real-life

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le cratère

crater

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afficher

to put up, to post, display

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émettre

to give out, emit, transmit, express

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le engouement

passion

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faiblir

to weaken, dim

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peaufiner

to polish

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la gestuelle

body language

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par

by, with, out of, through

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le rang

row, rank

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indigne

unworthy

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la folie

madness, insanity

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le bain

bath

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pur

pure, undiluted

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bouleversant

distressing, shattering

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bouleverser

to overwhelm, to shatter

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la chose

thing

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nul

no, null, non existent

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nul autre

no other

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match nul

draw

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la ampleur

scale, size, extent

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incarner

to embody, personify, play

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convoquer

to convene, summon

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répondre

to answer, reply

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trier

to sort out, select, sort

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loufoque

crazy, zany

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entretenir

to maintain, support, sustain

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dès

from

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surexposer

to overexpose

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le pénombre

half-light

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nulle part

nowhere

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la énigme

riddle

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tiers

third

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le tiers

third party

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ailleurs

elsewhere, somewhere else

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dépeindre

to depict

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déclassé

reclassification,

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déclasser

to decommission, relegate

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raté

unsuccessful, failed

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le raté

failure

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répandu

widespread

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en dehors

outside, outwards

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celui-ci

this one

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celles-ci

these ones

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tracer

to draw, write

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la revanche

revenge

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en revanche

on the other hand

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recaler

to fail

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grandiloquent

bombastic

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celui qui

the one that

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aboutir

to lead to, end up at

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déchoir

to lower os, to demean

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la refonte

reworking

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la norme

norm, standard

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la spéculation

speculation

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travestir

to mispresent

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tromper

to deceive, cheat on

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me = myself (me)

myself

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te = yourself (you)

yourself

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se = himself/herself (him/her)

himself/herself/itself

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nous = us

us

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vous = you guys/them

you guys/them