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Rigoles
ditches, small streams
ensevelir
to wrap in a shroud, shroud or bury away
demi-tour
turn about

v. double back
redouter
to be afraid of
contourner
to go around, work around
craindre
to fear
au-dela
underneath

n. the beyond, afterworld
repaire
den, hide-out
seuil
threshold, sill, doorstep
taillader
slash
céder
to give way
bagarre
brawl, altercation
voute
vault
se tapir
to crouch
accablé
overwhelmed

v. to overwhelm
s'écouler
elapse, pass (as in time)
fourreau
scabbard
carquois
quiver
fiole
vial
périple
odyssey
lorsque
when
tir
shooting (as in arrows or guns)
trait
trait, characteristic, line
mouche
bull's-eye
cible
target
s'éloigner
move away from
gravir
scale (a hill or slope)
s'époumoner
to shout (or sing) oneself hoarse
trempé
wet, drenched
sol
dirt, ground, soil
siege
seat, chair, throne
dalle
paving stone, floor tiles
marches
steps
estompé
faded away
éloigné
distant, faraway
tandis que
while, while (on the other hand)
raidir
stiffen, become stiff
se raidir
get tighter, tense up
rauque
hoarse, raspy
cor
hornpipe
creux
cavity, depression
rugissement
roar (as of a waterfall)
travers
across, breadth, failing, shortcoming
croitre
increase
dévaler
descend rapidly
empenne
feathering
empenner
to feather (an arrow)
fendu
split, cleft, cloven
gisant
lying, recling
vaguer
wander
ligoter
to tie up (with rope), attach (with rope)
échouer
to fail
courbé
curved, bent
pleurs
tears
lâcher
relax, let go of.
ainsi
thus, so, therefore, hence, ergo
indemne
unharmed
charogne
carrion
funeste
funereal, lugubrious, baleful
tertre
butte, knoll, BARROW
dépouiller
count, strip the clothing from,
DESPOIL
congénères
fellow creatures
cimeterres
scimitar
if
yew
chute
fall, downfall
devinette
riddle, enigma
dépouiller
count, strip the clothing from,
DESPOIL
congénères
fellow creatures
cimeterres
scimitar
if
yew
chute
fall, downfall
devinette
riddle, enigma
cadre
frame, framework
civière
stretcher
pagaie
canoe
luire
gleam, glimmer, glow
proue
bow (of a ship), prow
poupe
stern (of a ship)
escarpé
steep
ruée
rush
tonitruant
thundering
franchir
cross over, travel across
écumant
foaming
guetter
look out, watch for
chevaucher
overlap, straddle
goéland
sea gull
affliger
to afflict, distress
repos
rest, respite, repose, peace
ballot
bungle, bale (of goods, etc.)
à quoi
why? to what end?
néfaste
disastrous
clairière
clearing
habileté
skill, adeptness
piétinement
tramping, stomping down (of ground)
trousses

avoir qqn. à ses trousses
to have someone on one's tail (trail)
apparenté
related to, kindred
cerf
deer, stag
versant
side (of a hill, mountain, slope)
decharné
scrawny, skinny, scruffy, scraggly
piste
track, trail
piquer
sting, prick, itch, prickle
s'enfoncer
sink; p.p.: sank, sunk
auge
trough (for animals); watering
trough
galet
smooth stone
fond
bottom, end, essence
pâlir
to go pale
taillé
trimmed
tailler
sharpen, prune, hew, trim, carve
buisson
bush, shrub
embraser
to set ablaze, set afire
se embraser
catch fire, erupt into violence
jaillir
gush, spout, spurt
défaire
undo, unfasten, unpack
chatoyer
flicker, glitter
vallons
vale, glen
cime
summit
jais
jet
corniche
cornice
raboteuse
rugged
falaise
cliff
pic
peak
vivres
food supplies
clouté
studded
éclaboussure
splash
bas
low, deep, base
cresson
watercress
marécage
swamp
accrocher
to engross, hook, hang
s'accrocher
cling, hang on to
sève
sap, vigor
raccourcir
shorten, make shorter
limier
bloodhound, sleuth
fumet
aroma
faucher
to cut with a scythe, cut down
rainure
groove, slot
choir
fall
hêtre
beech
brise
breeze
égarer
mislay, misplace, lose
d'abord
first, at first, first of all, firstly
abord
access, arrival
rompu
ruptured, broken, exhausted
rompre
break, break off
endurci
hardened
voilé
veiled, covered
octroyer
authorize
gâcher
spoil
baisser
lower, droop, drop down
tiré
drawn back, drawn
parvenir
to reach
entretenir
to maintain, to keep up
élevage
breeding
bouvier
cownmen
campement
encampment
voilé
veiled, warped
accorder
concede, make agree
amère
bitter (as in a bitter end)
peine
sadness, difficulty
las
weary
se méfier
to distrust
s'amonceler
gather
amonceler
amass, accumulate
auprés de
nearby, next to, beside
hauts
heights
fourré
thicket
noyé (n)

noyé (adj.)
drowned person

countersunk, drowned
roseaux
reedy
jonc
bulrush
joncher de
strew (as with flowers)
méridional
Southerner (n)

meridional (adj.)
repartir
leave, leave again
répartir
distribute, parcel out
foulée
stride
desséché
parched
lisières
borders, fringes
épuiser
to exhaust
renfermé
withdrawn
effleurer
graze, brush against
péniblement
barely
par à-coups
by fits and starts
venteux
windy
tache
spot, speck, splotch
volute
volute, wisp
selle
saddle, seal, stool
pelotonner
to roll in a ball
flétrir
to shrivel, wilt, wither
reluisant
gleaming
reluire
to gleam, shine
découpler
to decouple
crinière
mane
crochet
hook, tenterhook, detour
lin
linen, flax
encolure
neck (of a shirt), neckline
natter
mat, plait
natte
braid, pigtail
allonger
to lengthen, reach, elongate
frêne
ash
brunir
to brown, to turn brown
dresser
tame, draw up, erect, stand
étrier
stirrup, stapes
virer
veer, turn, tack
volte
circle (in horseback riding)
fourré
thicket
enchocher
to notch, nick
proie
prey, quarry
surgir
loom up, rise up, spring up
sylvestre
sylvan
tisseur
weaver
dresseur
animal trainer, animal handler
braquer
aim, point
fuir
to flee, run away
appartenir
belong to, appertain to
contrecarrer
thwart
orgueilleux
proud, haughty
entassé
piled up, accumulated
fouler

(aux pieds)
tread, mill

(aux pieds): trample
lier
link, bind
gué
ford
sésame
sesame seed

(lubricant to help)
gré
will
brusquer
to treat brusquely
courroux
ire, wrath
néanmoins
nevertheless, nonetheless
constater
notice
éloge
praise
piètre
paltry, measly
lâcheté
cowardice
éclaireur
reconnaissance, scout
éclair
flash (of light)
piller
pillage, plunder
revendiquer
claim
maille
stitch, stitches (in knitting)
aboutir
succeed, come to fruition
aboutir à
culminate in, lead to
écusson
shield
cerner
to surround, define, delimit
livrer
deliver, hand over
escompter
discount, count on
ouvrage
piece of work, work
filet
trickle (of water), net (fishing)
reperér
locate, find
jurer
swear, pledge
appartenir (à)
belong to, appertain to
prier
pray, beseech
pis
worse
ronger
gnaw, chew
frein
brake (bit?)
trompé
cheated, tricked
tromper
to trick
compte
count
foi
faith, piety, troth
être de bonne foi
to be acting in good faith
à contrecoeur
reluctantly
épargner
to save, spare
rétif
restive, fitful
fougueux
ardent, impetuous
soumis
submissive, dutiful
croupe
rump
dorénavant
henceforth
pendant
pending, outstanding
louer
extol (also rent, as in car or apartment)
loyer
rent (monthly payment)
outre
beside, beyong
outré
outraged
vif (vive)
lively, vivacious
allure
speed, pace, gait
monture
mounting, steed
se rendre compte
to realize
tenter
tempt, attract, attempt
éloigner
to put at a distance; to move away
étendre
extend, spread out
boisé
wooded
avancée
advance or overhang (of roof, etc.)
motte
clod, mound
orée
edge
déchiffrer
to decipher
entreprendre
to undertake
châtaigner
Spanish or sweet chestnut
rameux
full of branches
serré
tight, narrow
phàlene
moth
copeau
shaving of wood
pencher
lean, incline
planant
mind-blowing
à mesure
bit by bit
étendu
extensive, wide
ramille
twig
écarter
brush aside, set aside
mêler
to mix
s'accroupier
to squat, crouch
appuyer
support, press
écarquiller
open wide
piquet
stake, pike
hennissement
whinnying
hormis
except for, save
lieu
place, location
chiffon
dust rag, duster
détaler
bolt, hightail it
trancher
to slice
derechef
once again