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1

old-fashioned

vieillot

2

to wallpaper, to hang with drapes, to cover

tapisser

3

a store window, window display, a storefront

une devanture

4

clogged

encrassé

5

to take off one's shoes/skis

déchausser

6

clairvoyance

la voyance

7

take aim!

en joue !

8

to aim a rifle

coucher un fusil en joue

9

a long weekend

un pont

10

Period! That's that!

Point barre !

11

an outpouring, an extravasation

un épanchement

12

to the rescue

à la rescousse

13

to alarm, to bewilder, to bemuse

effarer

14

to collapse, to slump

s'affaiser

15

outdated, old-fashioned

suranné

16

gibberish, gobbledegook

un galimatias

17

squealing, screeching, squeaking

un crissement

18

stale, past prime

défraîchi

19

a color, a shade

un coloris

20

to splash, to splatter, to sprinkle

asperger

21

an assessment (weight, value), an assessment/grasp (of a situation)

une appréciation

22

a gold mine (fig.), a jackpot

un pactole

23

a galley slave

un forçat

24

courteous

courtois

25

a fib, a whopper

une craque

26

a quagmire

un bourbier

27

to converse with

s'entretenir avec

28

a wet-blanket, a killjoy (fam.)

un pisse-froid (fam.)

29

a whim, a craze

une lubie

30

a scrooge, a miser

un grippe-sou(s)