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1

a puppet

un pantin, un fantoche

2

enclined to; reluctant to

enclin à; peu enclin à

3

to clear through customs

dédouaner

4

an about-face, a change of mind

un revirement

5

damage sustained by a ship

une avarie

6

a contractor

un entrepreneur

7

to embellish, to adorn (with)

enjoliver (de)

8

a dewclaw, a spur (rooster)

un ergot

9

to. bind, to tie up (to)

ligoter (à)

10

a maverick

un franc-tireur

11

to torpedo

torpiller

12

crystal clear

cristallin

13

deficiency (of)

une carence (en)

14

an offender

un fautif, une fautive

15

to massage

masser

16

to answer back, to counter-attack

riposter

17

tin; pewter

l'étain (m.)

18

a stairwell

un cage d'escalier

19

nail-biting (adj.)

haletant

20

to heighten, to raise (construction)

surélever

21

to coil

enrouler, lover

22

a rejuvenating experiences; waters of youth

un bain de jouvence; l'eau de jouvence

23

to rush, to dash forward

s'élancer

24

a small box; a gift box; a jewelry box

un coffret; un coffret cadeau; un coffret à bijoux

25

a (manufacturer's) label

une vignette

26

ruthless

impitoyable, cruel

27

a mini-market

une supérette

28

a bug (IT)

un bogue

29

a small village; a dump (pej.)

un bled

30

a little place out in the middle of nowhere

un petit bled paumé