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44 terms

French 411 semaine 4

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une tentative
an attempt
un écart
distance, gap
un échec
a failure
échouer
to fail
rejaillir
to splash, spurt back
un bouleversement
disruption, upheaval
tendu
tense, nervous
égayer
to enliven, brighten
la pudeur
sense of modesty, sense of propriety
un souci
a worry
l'artisanat
craft industry
rayer
to cross something out
ancrer
to anchor, to fix, to establish
s'incliner
to bow (sens figuré)
certes
admittedly
reconnaître
to admit

(other meanings too)
céder
to yield, give up
décevant
disappointing
décevoir
to disappoint
angoissé
anxious, nervous
une angoisse
anxiety
endolori
painful, sore, aching
le désarroi
disarray, confusion, distress
émouvoir
to touch (one's feelings)
un point de presse
a press briefing
la démission
resignation
le fief
territory, stronghold
mener
to guide, lead
intervenir
to step in, to interfere
une abrogation
repeal
démarrer
to start up, to get off the ground
la cote
rating, quoted value
un mandat
term or office
un fardeau
burden, load
un asile
refuge, sanctuary
palabrer
to discuss endlessly
rayonner
to radiate, to be an influence
un frisson
a shiver, shudder
la boue
mud
un sauveteur
a rescuer, lifesaver
survoler
to fly over
l'ampleur (f)
amplitude, scope, extent
étouffer
to stifle, to suppress
débloquer
to release, unjam, make available