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to compel, to force, to oblige

astreindre

182

a promoted person

un promu, une promue

183

a watchdog

un molosse

184

an executioner, a torturer

un bourreau

185

a speaker

une enceinte

186

moonlight

le clair de lune

187

set back; to stand back/remain in the background

en retrait; rester en retrait

188

to make an effort to do something, to set about to do something

s’y coller

189

indefinitely, for ever

indéfiniment

190

blood-streaked, blood-red

sanguinolent

191

hideous

hideux

192

I want something in return

c’est donnant-donnant

193

back to square one

retour à la case départ

194

an insert

un encart

195

well-off, affluent

cossu

196

a gangway, passageway

une coursive

197

the steps outside a building

le perron

198

a payment, an installment

une traite

199

a report (fam)

le topo (fam.)