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1

bent in two

courbé en deux

2

locker

casier

3

wheezy, hoarse

rauque

4

ankle

cheville

5

tied up

ficelé

6

bunch of keys

trousseau de clefs

7

garnet (stone)

grenat

8

booty, loot

butin

9

express letter (by pneumatic tube perhaps)

petit bleu

10

aspect, appearance

tournure

11

lock (noun)

serrure

12

to fill

emplir

13

two-way mirror

glace sans tain

14

housecoat, bathrobe

peignoir

15

to shake, to rattle

ébranler

16

to seep into

insinuer

17

gap

entrebâillement

18

feeling one's way

à tâtons

19

Walk-in, cubbyhole

réduit

20

hanging rod

tringle

21

to make one's way through

se frayer un chemin dans

22

weft or filling yarn

trame

23

loose

lâche

24

to start (with surprise)

tressaillir

25

respectable

considérable

26

inferior court, trial court

tribunal de première instance

27

prevail upon

prévaloir sur

28

litigant

plaideur

29

Ill-advised, misguided

malavisé

30

assiduously, regularly

assidûment

31

spiral

vrille

32

to question

interpeller

33

to initiate, to start

amorcer

34

to take off

foutre le camp

35

paragon

parangon

36

immediate, on the spot

à chaud

37

executive (noun)

cadre

38

to emerge

jaillir

39

sensational

fracassant

40

to spread

répandre

41

to scratch

égratigner

42

to chip, to ruin

écorner

43

talkative

disert

44

mole (spy)

taupe

45

tide, flood

flot

46

to discipline, to control

policer

47

reorganization, reshuffle

remaniement

48

behind closed doors

à huis clos

49

wearing a pack-saddle

bâté

50

draperies

tentures

51

curio, ornament

bibelot

52

sofa bed for afternoon nap

méridienne

53

mahogany

acajou

54

step (noun)

marche

55

camisole, blouse

corsage

56

bleak, gloomy

morne

57

to embrace

enlacer

58

to allow oneself to be fooled

se laisser prendre

59

to soften

amollir

60

in broad daylight, openly

au grand jour

61

to devote

consacrer

62

to panic

s'affoler

63

in addition

en outre

64

to trap (sbd)

prendre au piège

65

to rush, to hurry

brusquer

66

averted

conjuré

67

Hand-rail, banister

rampe

68

spring (noun)

ressort

69

quote (noun), estimate

devis

70

in the background

au second plan

71

to stand

se dresser

72

summary

récapitulation

73

stove

calorifère

74

cheerful

réjoui

75

without having to spell things out

à demi-mot

76

to handle

manier

77

to babble, to stammer

balbutier

78

slanderous remark

infamie

79

to steal

ravir

80

frightened

épouvanté

81

cool, self-control

sang-froid

82

break, respite

répit

83

terror, fear

effroi

84

shaking

frissonnant

85

without reservation

sans arrière-pensée

86

under threat of

sous le coup de

87

warrant

mandat

88

exasperation, discontent

ras-le-bol

89

household electrical appliance

électroménager

90

restaurant industry

restauration

91

Neighbourhood economy, local community

économie de proximité

92

to serve as

faire office

93

tax base

assiette

94

unable to go offshore, unable to relocate

délocalisable

95

to concern, to apply to

porter sur

96

yield (noun), return

rendement

97

increase (noun)

revalorisation

98

stockholder

rentier

99

Credit-worthy, solvent

solvable

100

learnedly

doctement