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Tresors du Temps: Sixieme Etape

Sixieme Etape
STUDY
PLAY
regard
glance, gaze
lame
blade
mener de front
simultaneously engage in
il suffit de
all it takes is
seigneurs
lords, nobles
tresor
treasury, finances
comprend
includes
entoure
surrounds
infante
infanta, daughter of a Spanish or Portugese monarch
mot juste
exact, right word
se reunit
meets
sieger
sits, have its headquarters
chargee de
be responsible for
ordonnances
orders
reste
the remains
se ruinent
spend a fortune
dentelles
lace
faire figure
cut a figure, look good,
defi
challenge
domestiques
servants
souci
concern, worry
reglees
governed, regulated
folie
folly, extravagance
jeu
play
manufactures
factories
recoivent
entertain, play hostess
allongees
lying down, reclining
ambulants
itinerant, who move from town to town
fait la mise en scene
directs
auditoire
audience
bien prepare son affaire
cleverly set it up
trompe
cheated on
fort
quite
encor
else
coiffes
caps
medisance
gossip
cause
talks
gager
bet
presque bouge
hardly moved
defendu
forbade
que vous vissiez
you to see
ignorez
don't know
frais
where it was cool
d'aupres
nearby
bien fait
handsome
vue
eyes
reverence
bow
manquer a la civilite
be impolite (lack good manners)
de plus belle
more and more
tant que
so such an extent that
sur ce point
at that moment
me serais tenue
I would have stayed
ceder
to give up
ennui
blame
m'aborde
comes up to me
de la sorte
in this way
suppot
henchmen, helper
execrable damnee
hateful damned woman
poursuivit
went on
secours
assistance
a porter en terre
who'll have to be buried
volontiers
gladly
maudite
accursed
empoisonneuse
poisoner
puisse trames
may you go to hell for your charitable intriguing (plots)
grondez
are muttering
un petit
a bit
vue
meeting
suites
what came next
ravi
delighted
mal
illness
cassette
jewel box
une amour sans seconde
a love second to none (amour was feminine in Moliere's time, now it is masculine
outre
aside from
gentillessess
sweet nothings, niceties
tant
so many
plait-il?
I beg your pardon
jurez donc votre foi
swear to god
soit
all right
Diantre
by Jove!
ruban
ribbon
je n'ai pu m'en defendre
I couldn't help it
soulage
relieved
passe pour le ruban
never mind about the ribbon
guerir
to cure
accorde
granted
blondins
fair youths
sornettes
foolish talk
a force de langueur
so softened up, talked into it
chatouiller
tickle
de grace
I beg you
mariez-moi
marry me off
hymen
marriage
tout de bon
seriously
il n'est pas de mon compte
that doesn't suit me
pretends
intend
commerce
relations
s'il heurte
should he knock
procede
actions
temoin
witness
esprit
wit
pression
pressure
presonnel
household staff
chasse
hunting
clair de lune
moonlight
jonquilles
daffodils
prevu
expected
consterne
appalled
la tete me tourne
im dizzy
paniers
baskets
affole
frantic
dressait
set up, mounted
treteaux
trestles
commodes a tiroirs
chests of drawers
ebeniste
cabinet maker
marqueterie
inlaid work
ecaille
tortoise shell
mobilier
furnishings, furniture