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1

an apprentice

un apprenti, une apprentie

2

to run away from home; to elope

faire une fugue

3

to mix with, to deal with

côtoyer

4

a mantelpiece; a door/window frame

un chambranle

5

to wallow, to sprawl out

se vautrer

6

a murderous look

un regard torve

7

milky

laiteux

8

to shut oneself away

se murer

9

to interfere with, to enter into

s’immiscer dans

10

a handyman

un factotum

11

to tumble, to fall over

culbuter

12

haste, rashness

une précipitation

13

astride

à califourchon

14

untimely, inopportune (formal)

malvenu (sou)

15

to worry, to bother

tracasser

16

disdain, contempt

le dédain

17

to excite, to alure

affrioler

18

a cherub

un angelot

19

infidel, miscreant (lit)

un mécréant, une mécréante (litt)

20

medicated

médicamenteux

21

to sting, to smart

picoter

22

a tank top

un débardeur

23

a belly/gut; a flop/failure (fam)

un bide (fam)

24

to rely/bank on

escompter

25

to plunge into mourning, to cast a tragic shadow over

endeuiller

26

panning for gold

l’orpaillage (m)

27

a cover charge

un couvert

28

burning, stinging (adj)

cuisant

29

a (financial) asset, a credit

un actif

30

to announce/inform somebody of something

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