Hiroshima, Mon Amour Vocab

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imaginaire

imaginary

les remparts

ramparts

renommé

famous

trembler

to tremble

agrandir

to become bigger

la taille

measure, dimension (height)

impardonnable

unforgivable

la vertu

virtue

le bonheur

good-doing, goodness

dire du mal de qq'un

to criticize someone

la pharmacie

pharmacy

prendre garde à

to pay attention to

le département

an administrative union in France

l'Occupation

the German occupation

interdire

to forbid

l'hôtel de ville

the mayor's house

le drapeau

flag

le lampadaire

lamp post

la ligne de démarcation

the line between the North and South of France

l'ennemi

the enemy

le couvre-feu

curfew

l'épouvante

terror

le marché noir

black market

le volet

shutter (like on a house)

le désespoir

dispair

envers et contre

despite, against the odds

la haine

hatred

remercier

to thank

la lassitude

fatigue, weariness

écarter

to spread

obéir

execute an order, to obey

ivre

drunk

guérir

to cure

cesser de

to stop

quand même

still, however

la débâcle

defeat and fleeing of an army; debacle

nier

deny, negate

un coup de feu

gunshot

balayer

to sweep, to eliminate

la patrie

country

côtoyer

to be next to

l'aube

dawn

le quai

train platform

tondre

to mow, to cut

l'avis

opinion

les ciseaux

scissors

la cave

cellar

fou, folle

crazy (m and f!)

la méchanceté

meanness

cracher

to spit

le surlendemain

the day after tomorrow

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