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un vaniteux, une vaniteuse
a vain, conceited person
s'écrier
to exclaim
dès que
as soon as
un chapeau
a hat
saluer
to bow
frapper
to clap
conseiller
to advise
soulever
to raise
la louange
(the) praise
hausser les épaules
to shrug one's shoulders
suivant(e)
following, next
plonger
to plunge
un buveur, une buveuse
a drinker
s'enquérir
to inquire
plaindre
to pity
la honte
(the) shame
avoire honte
to feel ashamed
avouer
to confess
baisser
to lower
secourir
to help
achever
to complete, finish
s'enfermer
to shut oneself in
rallumer
to relight
la baliverne
(the) nonsense
déranger
to disturb, bother
un hanneton
a June bug
répandre
to spread
un bruit
a noise
épouvantable
frightful, terrible
manquer
to lack
flâner
to stroll, loaf
un espoir
a hope
la paix
(the) peace
une mouche
a fly
briller
to shine
une abeille
a bee
doré(e)
gilded
rêvasser
to daydream
un(e) fainéant(e)
a loafer, do-nothing
un(e) ivrogne
a drunkard
cependant
however, nevertheless
riposter
to retort
grincheux (-se)
grumpy
breveter
to patent
songer à
to think of
gérer
to manage
un foulard
a scarf
le cou
the neck
cueillir
to pick
un tiroir
a drawer
suffire
to be enough
utile
useful
loger
to lodge
un réverbère
a streetlight
un allumeur
a lighter
parvenir à
to succeed in
naître
to be born
endormir
to put to sleep
éteindre
to extinguish, put out
aborder
to board, land
la consigne
(the) (military) orders
rallumer
to light again
s'éponger
to sponge off, mop up
un mouchoir
a handkerchief
à carreaux
with squares, checkered
un métier
a trade, job
autrefois
formerly
durer
to last
fidèle
faithful
un moyen
a means, way
poursuivre
to pursue, continue
une enjambée
a stride
tandis que
while, whereas
mépriser
to scorn
un soupir
a sigh
oser
to dare
avouer
to admit
regretter
to miss
bénir
to bless
tiens!
well!, hey!
apercevoir
to perceive
souffler
to pant, catch one's breath
tant
so much
un(e) savant(e)
a scholar
un fleuve
a river
jeter un coup d'oeil
to glance
je puis
je peux, I can
déçu(e)
disappointed
une enquête
an investigation, inquiry
mentir
to lie
entraîner
to bring on
un(e) ivrogne
a drunkard
une découverte
a discovery
exiger
to demand, require
fournir
to furnish, supply
un preuve
(a) proof, evidence
soudain
suddenly
s'émouvoir
to be excited
ayant
having
tailler
to sharpen (a pencil)
l'encre
(the) ink
se démoder
to go out of style
vider
to empty
éveillé(e)
lively, awake
la disparition
the disappearance
prochain
next, imminent
songer à
to think of, dream of
quelconque
ordinary
environ
about
entretenir
to maintain
s'escamoter
to vanish, disappear
les coulisses
the wings (theater)
faire de l'esprit
to try to be funny
faux, fausse
false
se tenir debout
to stand up
serré(e)
tight, crowded together
aisément
easily
le large
the width
entasser
to pile up
le moindre
the least
un pensum
an extra task
un anneau
a ring, band
remuer
to move, stir
à tout hasard
just in case
puisse
might, be able
au-dessus
above
se taire
to be silent
mince
slim
une patte
an animal's foot, paw
un navire
a ship
enrouler
a wind, coil
la cheville
the ankle
faible
weak
résoudre
to resolve
poliment
politely
une racine
a root
gêner
to inconvenience, hinder
haut(e)
high
un genou
a knee
un tabouret
a stool, footstool
d'un coup
all at once
un aiguille
a needle
aiguisé
sharp
à tout hasard
just in case
soyez
to be
seul
alone, lonely
sec, sèche
dry
salé(e)
salty
le sable
the sand
la neige
the snow
fleuri(e)
in bloom
stupéfait(e)
astonished
raconter
to tell, relate
une espèce
a species, sort, kind
échapper
to escape
faire semblant
to pretend
soigner
to nurse, take care of
sinon
if not
laisser
to leave, let
fleuri(e)
in bloom
stupéfait(e)
astonished
raconter
to tell, relate
une espèce
a species, sort, kind
échapper
to escape
faire semblant
to pretend
soigner
to nurse, take care of
sinon
if not
laisser
to leave, let