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1

to speak highly of

vanter

2

to take away/achieve, win

remporter

3

to get better

améliorer

4

to notice/percieve

apercevoir

5

to organise yourself/manage

gérer

6

hail

grêler

7

to last

durer

8

complain

se plaindre

9

repeat a year

redoubler

10

melt

déverser

11

keep watch

veillerer

12

shake, bounce along

cahoter

13

dream/think about

songer

14

sigh

soupir

15

bustle about

s'affairer

16

to stack

empiler

17

treat

traiter

18

sieze

saisir

19

flee/avoid

fuir

20

to get away/escape

évader

21

to have a ball

s’éclater

22

to blow up

éclater

23

to lead

mener

24

to beg

mendier

(man dying to beg)

25

to burn

brûler

26

to neighbour

avoisiner

27

run out

s’épuiser

28

restart

repartir

29

to attempt

tenter

30

to attain

parvenir

31

to locate

situer

32

to decieve

tromper

33

to get going, to get things moving

débloquer

34

to start

démarrer

35

break, smash

briser

36

undergo, suffer

subir

37

crash

s’écraser

38

expand, spread out

essaimer

(sea trying to spread out)

39

shelter, protect

abriter (arbitr protecting players)

40

pillage, loot

piller

41

to bring to a close (finish, end)

achever

42

to supply

fournir

(supply furniture)

43

recover, bring back

recuperer

44

to lie

mentir

45

try, attempt

tenter

46

stroll

ballader

47

to avoid

évider

48

kidnap, take off

enlever

49

re-green

reverdir

50

to whistle

siffloter

51

end (path), lead to, inf. come good

aboutir

52

mistrust

se méfier de

53

push, grow

pousser

54

sum up, recap

récapituler

55

break, break up

rompre

56

raise, haul

hisser

57

betray

trahir

58

gnaw, bite

ronger

59

lull, soothe, rock

bercer

(bear being rocked in a chair)

60

laze, saunter

flâner

61

taunt, mock

narguer

62

enjoy, appreciate

goûter

63

rub

frotter

64

rub the wrong way

se frotter

65

to be on strike

être en grève

66

to go on strike

se mettre en grève

67

to bawl

gueuler

68

connect, bond

lier

69

to hang up (e.g. phone)

accrocher

70

to foam, lather, spread

mousser

71

shiver

frissoner

72

distort, break

fausser

73

to be ashamed

avoir honte

74

peel

peler

75

bury

enfouir

76

topple, capsize

chavier

(topple a chav)

77

support, hold up

soutenir

78

splash, sully, put down

éclabousser

(splash babusia)

79

roam, transverse

sillonner

(a silhouette roaming the world)

80

type

taper

81

refuse, reject

récuser

82

defecate, shit

chier

83

lie, stretch out

allonger

84

spread

tartiner

85

reap, harvest, collect

récolter

86

flunk, fail, sink

couler

(a failing water cooler willsink you)

87

wilt, fade

faner

(a ventilator fan wilting and then fading away)

88

to empty

vider

89

pig out, eat

bouffer

90

confess, admit

avouer

91

bring forward/back (an appointment)

décaler

92

contest

constater

93

turn away from

détourner

94

roll up, hitch up

retrousser

(roll up your trusy)

95

slip

échapper

96

pin down, nail

clouer

(nail a clown to a bed)

97

brush, graze, cross one's mind

effleurer

98

lean, tilt

pencher

(a rich bridge is tilting upwards)

99

wear someone out, tease

vanner

100

bring, drive, lead

conduire

101

deliver

livrer

102

stammer, mumble, flounder

bafouiller

103

to surprise

étonner

104

involve, mix up

mêler

105

to support, back, lean on

appuyer

106

pull a face, raise an eyebrow

tiquer

107

hiss, snarl, growl

feuler

(fuhrer growling)

108

crouch, lay low

se tapir

(crouching tapir)

109

to snore

ronfler

(ron snoring next to fleur)

110

turn pale, softly illuminate

blêmir

111

to contstruct

bâtir

112

to row (boat) (inf to work hard, struggle)

ramer

(a ram struggling to row a boat)

113

celebrate

fêter

114

clean up, purify

assainir

115

to move back, recede, decline

reculer

116

to cheat

tricher

(trick the teacher)

117

overcome

surmonter

118

reserved, uncommnicative

taciturne

119

joyful

riant

120

enticing

aguicheur

(a guy? sure he's enticing)

121

affronter

confront, face

122

drudge, routine, grind

train-train

123

in all likelihood

vraisemblement

124

holl

la morne

(mourning onn a hill)

125

curtain

rideau

126

narrow

étroit

127

stand, tower, rise, rebel against

se dresser

(dresser towering above shelves)

128

really scary

a faire dresser les cheveux sur la tete

129

train (something)

dresser

130

gloomy voice, dull voice

voix morne

131

cramped, tight

a l'etroit

132

in close relationship with

en lien etroit avec

133

petty

mesquine

(I'm petty about people eating my quinoa)

134

cardboard

cartonne

135

to become milder, calm down

se radoucir

(rado mum will calm down more)

136

swarming with something

grouillante de qch

(groaning with)

137

panic, throw someone into a panic

affoler

138

walnut. verb- to drown

noyer

139

helplessness, dissaray

desarroi

140

back and forth, in minute detail

en long et en large

141

unwrap, tell all, unload (griefs)

déballer

(tell all to a ballet dancer)

142

pug dog

carlin

(a pug in a car on the washing line)

143

isolated, well away from

ecartee

144

a veil

une violette

145

sway your hips, wriggle your hips

déhancher

(sway your hips like cher)

146

difference, gap, interval

décalage

147

funeral service

funèbre

148

formerly, in the olden days

jadis

149

from every angle, at considerable length

de long, en large et en traverse

150

protect, reduce, move aside, dismiss

ecarter

151

out of step, disharmonious

en décalage

152

disorientated

dépaysé

153

to devote oneseld to )sport)

s'addoner

(adonis gave himself to disc-throwing)

154

warlike

guerrier

155

lash, strap

laniere

156

embankment

un talus

(a tall hill in front of us)

157

printing, circulation (book), edition

tirage

158

wedding

les noces

159

go on a binge

faire la noce

(go on a binge during the night midnight snack)

160

to take on, hire

embaucher

(omo hires cher for commercial)

161

to rally, win over

rallonger

162

terribly expensive to buy

ruineux

163

to manhandle, give a rough ride to

malmener

164

to oust, supplant

evincer

165

at the time of, during

lors

166

austrian

autrichien

167

stoutness

l'embonpoint

(em has a good point - antony is stout)

168

to treat (an ilness), nurse, look after

soigner

169

blurred, vague

floue

170

relief

soulagement

171

guinea-pig

cobaye

172

to relieve

soulager

173

to spread (out), display

étaler

(spread out your stars as an installation)

174

off-coulour

patraque

(petrocles was off-colour coz he was DYING lol)

175

to cure, heal

guérir

176

to skin (an animal), deprive of one's posessions

depoullier

177

to decorate, adorn

orner

178

creditor

creancier

179

dashing

fringant

(dat fringe with dat glove - david bowie is fringant)

180

to scribble

griffoner

181

cattle

le bétail

182

covertly

sous-cape

183

to jam

coincer

(put jam into a corner)

184

jewel

bijou

185

splendour

faste

186

unpolished, uncultivated

fruste

( frustrated at your lack of cultivation)

187

flow, turnover, delivery

débit

188

hardly

ne... guère

189

slpash about, (inf_ steal

barboter

(kids with beards spalshing in the water (getting wet))

190

pond

une mare

(mara in the pond)

191

funeral

obsèques

192

coffin

le cercueil

(circular coffin)

193

breeding

l’élevage

194

to climb

grimper

195

flashy, showy

tape-a-l’œil

196

of yesteryear

d'antan

(de lointain)

197

next to, close to

auprès de

198

rock

rocher

199

shed

hangar

200

shearing

la tonte

(shearing in a tent)

201

bag, saddlebag

sacoche

202

wink

un clin d'oeil

203

in a flash

en un clin

204

uncertain, random

aleatoire

205

yearbook, phone book

l'annuaire

206

postman

le facteur

207

sensible, wise

avise

208

to kneel

s'agenouiller

209

to clear, get over (obstacle), cover ( a distance(

franchir

210

21st century

vingt et unieme siecle

211

to roar

rugir

212

hymn

le cantique

213

shower( weather, of questions)

l'averse

(raining men - a song verse)

214

faith

la foi

215

to have a good laugh

se marrer

216

fiery, ardent

fougueuse

217

protege

un poulain

218

loose stones

rocaille

219

bush

buisson

220

thick

epais

221

riding crop

la cravache

222

to hurtle down

devaler

(hurtle down into de valley)