Claire vocab texts 1-4

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resignation, failure to take responsibility

la démission

quiver, tremor

le frémissment

sponsor, patron

un mécène

save, besides

hormis

to transform

(se) muer

to be mistaken

méprendre

the wake, trail, slipstream

le sillage

90 year old

nonagénaire

demand, claim

une revendication

small work of science or literature

un opuscule

to avoid, steer clear of

bouder

to harm, damage

nuire

to charge

inculper

to march

défiler

to advocate

préconiser / prôner

remote, distant

reculé

a walk

une démarche

destruction, dismantling

le démantèlement

to slip

patiner

to be bogged down

embourbé

to relieve, relinquish

dessaisir

issue, problem

enjeu, polémique, controverse

nail

le clou

to be brewing, rumbling

gronder

marker

un repère

to lean

adosser

to kindle, stir up

attiser

pick axe

une pioche

square

carré

a footbridge, link

une passerelle

the primacy

la primauté

head office

le siège

purification, refining

l'épuration

assessment

un constat

a jewel

un joyau / un fleuron

shop window

la vitrine

beyond

au-delà

to go into depth

approfondir

secularism

la laïcité

a detail, precision

une précision

headscarf

voile / foulard

to chasten, restrain, subdue

tempérer

to close, to end

clore

however

toutefois

lacking in

dénué de..

completion

l'achèvement

seal

sceau

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