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French vocab 1 (1 - 100)

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le piquet
stake
errance
wandering
frôler
to brush against
astreindre
to compel
soigneusement
carefully
encombrer
to clutter
la brindille
twig
le recueil
collection
le trottoir roulant
moving sidewalk
alléger
to lighten
nuageux
cloudy
déplier
to unfold
la mâchoire
jaw
basculer
to tip over
la raideur
stiffness
enjambée
stride
le guetteur
lookout
le ruban
ribbon
amour-propre
self-esteem
le laisser-aller
carelessness
contraindre
to force
le croisement
intersection
le fuyard
fugitive
le préambule
preamble
épine
thorn
serré
tight
la rancune
grudge
le cambouis
grease
confondre
to confuse
secouer
to shake
doré
golden
cramoisi
crimson
orgueil
pride
bercer
to cradle
friper
to crumple
le coquelicot
poppy
bâiller
to yawn
décoiffer
to mess up hair
arrosoir
watering can
ombrageux
touchy
s'interrompre
to interrupt
surprendre
to surprise
le taux
rate
la toux
cough
infliger
to inflict
le remords
remorse
attendrir
to soften
ruse
cunning
le hameau
hamlet
ramoner
to sweep
la pousse
growth
évasion
escape
la chenille
caterpillar
pourpre
purple
bredouiller
to mumble
s'enhardir
to embolden
autrui
others
le soupir
sigh
la louange
praise
lugubre
gloomy
le hanneton
cockshafer
flâner
to stroll
riposter
to retaliate
grincheux
grumpy
breveter
to patent
loger
to stay
la consigne
instructions
éponger
to mop up
le raccourci
shortcut
tailler
to trim
éphémère
temporary
escamoter
to make disappear
la coulisse
backstage
oisiveté
idleness
enrouler
to wind
îlot
small island
entasser
to pile up
peupler
to populate
la comptine
nursery rhyme
apprivoiser
to tame
ensoleillé
sunny
convoquer
to convene
se fonder sur
to be based on
le compte-rendu
report
la parution
publication
en matière de
regarding
renoncer
to give up
remporter
to bring back/to take back
démissionner
to resign
en revanche
however
la paresse
laziness
dû à
due to
exonérer
to exempt
bouleverser
to overwhelm
ouragon
hurricane
dégâts
damage
le chemin de fer
railway
la défaillance
breakdown
encaisser
to cash