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1

to set up, to implement

mettre en place

2

French environmental and energy agency

l'Ademe (L'Agence de l'environnement et de la maîtrise de l'énergie)

3

whim

caprice

4

damage (noun)

dégât

5

headliner

vedette

6

bystander

badaud

7

from all angles

sous toutes ses coutures

8

flood (noun)

crue

9

elected official

élu

10

to descend quickly

dévaler

11

village, town

commune

12

a change in altitude

dénivelé

13

to play tricks, gags, to be foolish

faire des siennes

14

river bank resident

riverain

15

(river) bed

lit

16

flow (noun)

débit

17

all the same

il n'empêche

18

to stockpile (also with se), to accumulate

emmagasiner

19

upstream

en amont

20

development

aménagement

21

to clink glasses

trinquer

22

bundle of wheat, sheaf

gerbe

23

bitterly

âprement

24

following the example of

à l'instar de

25

problems, hiccups

ratés

26

polite society

la bonne société

27

in step with

au diapason

28

sharply

vertement

29

to pound, to hammer

marteler

30

day off

jour chômé

31

hearing

audition

32

channeling

captage

33

to cause, to lead to

entraîner

34

bill (noun), invoice

facture

35

to settle, to pay

régler

36

sojourn, visit

séjour

37

seaside

balnéaire

38

to establish, to erect

ériger

39

preliminary, prior

préalable

40

to run out of steam, to tail off

s'essouffler

41

roughly (latin)

grosso modo

42

logic

logique

43

embargo, blockade

blocus

44

commonplace, ordinary

quelconque

45

surface (road), street, lane

chaussée

46

horse path between two lanes of a street

allée de cavalière

47

to move from the path (horse), to move away quickly

faire un écart

48

to collide with, to hit

heurter

49

hindquarters, rump

croupe

50

to brush against, to touch lightly

effleurer

51

broken, knocked

fracassé

52

to struggle

se débattre

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to give the spurs (horse), to apply the spurs

piquer des deux

54

crestfallen

piteux

55

silliness, folly

sottise

56

to pace

faire les cent pas

57

elbowing, jostling

bousculade

58

job

besogne

59

to wiggle, to move, to wag

remuer

60

to feel, to touch

palper

61

to bustle about, to hasten

s'empresser

62

surgeon

chirurgien

63

rascal

gredin

64

to murmur, to mumble

marmotter

65

to leave sb in the lurch

laisser qn en plan

66

cabman, coachman

cocher

67

gratuity, tip

pourboire

68

to catch a glimpse of, to foresee

entrevoir

69

repercussions (singular), after-effects

contrecoup

70

to sag, to collapse

s'affaisser

71

uncertainty, darkness

ténèbres

72

track, path

sentier

73

similar to a library, pre-20th century establishment

cabinet de lecture

74

nursing home

maison de santé

75

gutter splint, brace

gouttière

76

to shiver

grelotter

77

to be delirious, to talk nonsense

divaguer

78

fault, mistake

tort

79

to get off with (only a ...)

en être quitte pour

80

to whimper, to groan

gémir

81

boastings

fanfaronnades

82

shelter (noun)

gîte

83

to seize, to get hold of

s'emparer de

84

to fiddle with

tripoter

85

plea, request, entreaty (noun)

prière

86

to look somebody up and down

toiser

87

frock coat

redingote

88

to not be graced

disgracier

89

rotunda

rotonde

90

large and luxurious house or estate

hôtel

91

Germanic, Theodiscus

tudesque

92

dive (noun), plunge

plongeon

93

handling

maniement

94

burglar

cambrioleur

95

baby-sitter

nourrice wet-nurse

96

to persevere

s'acharner

97

gift, intuition

flair

98

around sb, to hang about

rôder autour de qn

99

to tell, to foresee

deviner

100

congested, cluttered

encombré