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1

le sort

the curse

2

bouche bée

open-mouthed

3

rouvrit

re-open

4

campagne

fields, countryside

5

niege

snow

6

glace

ice

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scintillait

gleamed, shined (think: scintillated)

8

sucre

sugar

9

s'elever

lift up

10

baisser

lower

11

nuage

cloud

12

s'aperçut

perceived

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proteger

protect

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visage

face

15

relever

to raise up

16

s'approcher

to approach

17

traîneau

sleigh

18

rênes

reins

19

cape

cape

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capuche

hood

21

épaisse

thick

22

chevaux

horses

23

s'immobiliser

to stop (think: immobilize itself)

24

installé

sitting in, installed in

25

épaules

shoulders

26

menton

chin

27

cheveux

hair

28

adresser

to address someone, talk to someone

29

saluer

to greet (think: salute)

30

descender

to get down

31

poursuivir

continue, persevere (think: pursue)

32

haussa les épaules

shrugged her shoulders

33

hocha la tête

shook her head

34

fronça les sourcils

knit her brow (think: frowned)

35

d'un air... (surpris)

with a (surprised) air

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finir par ...(repondre)

end up ...(responding)

37

étrange

strange

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confirmer

to confirm, agree

39

se rapeler

recall, remember

40

s'assombrer

darken (think: somber)

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un frisson de...

a shiver of...

42

reprit

continue a conversion, reprise, re-take-up

43

acquiesça

agree

44

soupira

sighed

45

impressioné

impressed

46

sorcière

witch

47

réussi

succeeded

48

secouer la tête

nod

49

échapper

escape

50

larmes

tears (crying)

51

fixer

stare at (think: fixated)

52

médusé

stunned

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sauf moi

except for me (think: save for me)

54

morte

dead

55

au moins

at least

56

jeunesse

youth

57

compter le plus

to count the most (what counts the most is...)

58

emporter

to bring in, import

59

frissoner

to shiver

60

emplir de larmes

fill with tears

61

elle me manque

I miss her

62

s'inquiéter

to worry

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secher les larmes

dry your tears

64

serrer la main

press someone's hand

65

genoux

knees

66

couverture

blanket

67

au bout d'un moment

after a moment

68

se dresser

to stand up

69

coiffer

to be topped with (coif = hairdo!)

70

tandis que....

while....

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argenté

silver

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doré

golden

73

lilas

purple

74

rayé

striped

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gelé

frozen

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féerique

faery!

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s'arrêter

to stop (think: arrest yoursself)

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patiemment

patiently

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prudemment

carefully (think: prudently)

80

ébahi

goggle-eyed, stupefied

81

escalier

staircase

82

marches

steps

83

marbre

marble

84

fenêtres

window (think: defenestrate)

85

tourner sur elle-même

turn around herself (in a circle)

86

salle

room, hall

87

fit un pas

took a step

88

vêtu de...

dressed in...

89

soie

silk

90

satin

satin

91

velours

velvet

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laine

wool (think: lanolin)

93

en plein mouvement

in the midst of moving -- in full movement

94

virevolter

whirl, spin around (i.e., dancing)

95

sapin

Xmas tree

96

éblouissant

dazzling

97

bijoux

jewels

98

il a lieu

it takes place

99

assis

sitting on

100

reconnut

recognized

101

préciser

to point out (think: precise)

102

se tourner vers

to turn towards (someone)

103

barbe

beard

104

brandissait

brandished

105

baguette

magic wand (not, in this case, a baguette)

106

jaillir, jaillissait

to gush or shoot out

107

éclair

flash of light (not, in this case, an eclair)

108

guerrier

warrior

109

vaincre

vanquish

110

puissant

powerful

111

arpenter

to weave/walk through a space

112

horloge

clock

113

manteau

blanket, coating

114

parmi

among

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le long d'un mur

all along the wall

116

chargé de...

loaded with...

117

éclat

brightness

118

éclat de rire

a burst of laughter

119

vent

wind

120

balayer

to blow (the wind)

121

en un clin d'oeil

in the blink of an eye

122

vêtements

clothing

123

lui saisit la main

seized her hand, grabbed her hand

124

esprit

spirit

125

mit un instant à

took a moment to....

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désespérément

despairingly

127

nulle part

nowhere

128

affoler

to panic

129

se dépêcher de

to hurry to (do something)

130

ôter

remove (clothing)

131

à la hâte

in haste (notice the â means there's a missing "s")

132

souffler

to whisper, hiss

133

un cri de surprise

a cry of surprise

134

surtout

above all

135

ramasser

to gather up, pick up (think: mass)

136

morder le lèvre

bite your lip

137

ridé

wrinkled

138

se précipiter

hurry towards, rush towards

139

précipitament

hurriedly

140

renifler

to sniff

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je vous en supplie

I beg you

142

se tromper

to be mistaken (think: trump heh heh)

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riposter

to respond

144

repousser

push someone away

145

respirer

to breathe

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jeter un coup d'oeil

throw a glance

147

se diriger

to head towards, direct yourself towards

148

soupçonneux

suspicious

149

sangloter

to sob

150

flacon

bottle, flask

151

lutter

to struggle

152

pleurer

to cry

153

ordoner

to order someone to do something

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essuyer les yeux

dry your eyes

155

susurrer

to whisper

156

espoir

hope

157

tes propres parents

your own parents (propre = own)

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songea

to think to onesself

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se mit à trembler

started to tremble

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avidement

greedily (think: avid)

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il s'agit de

it has to do with

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il s'agissait de

it had to do with (past tense)

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grâce à toi

thanks to you

164

gagner

to reach a place (think: gain)

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grelotter

to shiver

166

s'emmitoufler

to wrap up (in clothing)

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entraîner

to lead someone

168

repas

meal (think: repast)

169

coin

corner

170

feu

fire

171

brûler

to burn

172

cheminée

fireplace

173

bois

wooden

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pierre

stone (the name Pierre means rock. So does Peter in English)

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je dors

I sleep

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désigner

to point out (think: designate)

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cuire

to cook

178

elle a faim

she has hunger

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se blottir

to snuggle

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verser

to pour

181

champignons

mushrooms

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cuiller

spoon

183

avaler

swallow

184

gorgée

mouthful (literally, throat-full)

185

douce

sweet

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souffler

to blow (your breath)

187

aucun moyen

no way

188

briser

to break, shatter

189

échouer

to fail

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flocon

flake

191

s'exclamer

to exclaim

192

défi

challenge

193

se redresser

to sit up, stand up (remember: dresser = stand)

194

voler

to fly OR to steal

195

le chemin

the path, the way to get somewhere

196

tu connais le chemin?

do you know the way?

197

ajouter

to add (when speaking)

198

patins

skates

199

patiner

to skate

200

catastophé

panicked

201

le ciel

the sky

202

la lune

the moon

203

cuir

leather

204

traverser

to walk across

205

fer

iron

206

ranger

to put something away, to put in a bag

207

conseiller

to advise

208

tomber

to fall (not tromper, to be mistaken)

209

rattraper

to catch

210

plier

to bend

211

glisser

to glide

212

constater

to state

213

étonné

astonished

214

lâcher les mains

let go of your hands

215

tout seul

all by yourself

216

fesses

bottom, derriere, hocks

217

chuter

to fall

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se risquer à

to take a risk

219

féliciter

to congratulate

220

ruban

ribbon

221

serpenter

to wind

222

lui prit la main

took her hand

223

en chemin

on the way

224

se sentir à l'aise

feel at ease

225

de plus en plus

more and more

226

serrer

to crowd, press, squeeze

227

en effet

in fact

228

ruisseau

creek, stream

229

rochers

boulders

230

rive

bank of a river

231

réjouir

rejoyce

232

feuillage

foliage

233

à travers de

through

234

a du mal à

have a hard time (doing something)

235

chuchoter

to whisper

236

caillou

small stone

237

se pencher

to bend down

238

se fit entendre

made itself heard

239

frapper

to hit, to knock

240

se gratter

to scratch yourself

241

gronder

to growl

242

racines

roots

243

plisser les yeux

squint

244

celui-ci

this one here

245

celui-là

that one there

246

réflechir

to reflect on, to think carefully

247

son visage s'ilumina

her face lit up

248

sans oser... (respirer)

without daring to ... (breathe)

249

soulager

to relax, be relieved

250

bondit en avant

jumped forward

251

hurler

to scream

252

ricaner

to sneer

253

fit un pas

took a step

254

c'est à moi

it's mine

255

verre

glass

256

gémir

to groan

257

s'écrier

to cry out

258

s'avancer

to come forward, advance

259

rougir

to blush

260

s'incliner

to bow

261

remercer

to thank

262

serra dans ses bras

hugged her

263

agiter la main

to wave

264

rouvrir les yeux

open your eyes

265

suggerir

to suggest