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une épicerie

a grocery store

le rideau

the curtain

le lever du rideau

curtain lifter

un panier

a basket

vêtu (du verbe vetir)

dressed

baîller

to yawn

coupable

guilty

exprès

on purpose

un état

a state

aveugle

blind

avoir la gueule de bois

to have a hang over

soigneux

neat

cirer

to polish (shoes)

le bruit

noise

un fauve

a wild beast

les libations

drink offering

des jours de congé

paid vacation

un barrissement

trumpeting

éloigné

remote/far away

s'éloigner

to get farther away

se rapprocher

to get closer

percevoir

to perceive/to sense/to be aware of/to catch (a noise)

la course

the race/the running

le logicien

logician (one who is skilled in logic)

à toute allure

at full spped

sur le trottoir

on the side walk

la Ménagère

housewife

l'épicier

the grocer

le patron

the boss

éternuer

to sneeze

se moucher

to blow your nose

les provisions

food supplies/victuals

le syllogisme

syllogism (deductive reasoning)

je n'en reviens pas

je n'arrive pas a y croire

inouï

incredible/unheard of

hors d'atteinte

out of reach

s'echapper de

to escape from

le jardin zoologique

the zoo

la peste

the plague

le cirque

the circus

se payer la tête de quelqu'un

to pull someone's leg

venir à l'esprit de quelqu'un

to come to someone's mind

contredire

to contradict

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