Wangrin 3

Wangrin 3

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(se) depouiller (de)
to skin, (to shed, cast off)
ternir
to tarnish
etre aux aguets
to be on guard
les manches
sleeves
le trefonds de
the depths of
le cheptel
livestock
voguer
to sail, wander
mefier
to mistrust
sans ambages
bluntly
foncer sur/vers
(nous/ singular imp: fonc-)
to charge at
un joyau
a jewel (figurative)
quoi qu’il en soit
be that as it may
un eveque
a bishop
quoi qu’il arrive
no matter what
il faut que… avant que le soleil ne se couche
you must… before the sun sets
se raider (contre)
to tense, brace oneself (against)
priver (qqn) de
to deprive (somebody) of
les loisirs
leisure
dru(e)
thick, heavy
feindre (de faire, etre)
to pretend (to do, be)
une semonce
a reprimand
farouche
fierce, wild, unsociable
affaiser
to sag
un barodeur
a fighter, adventurer
cravacher
to whip
la caboche
head (fam.)
prealable
prior
redorer son blason
to restore one’s image
marteler
to beat, pound
congedier
to dismiss
vallonne
hilly
un forcene (not misspelled)
a maniac
s’acoquiner avec qqn
to get thick with/ associate oneself with someone (colloq)
sur ces entrefaits
just then/ at that moment,
ricaner
to snigger/ giggle
cingler
to sting, lash
broder
to embroider
le cas echeant
if need be
se monter la tete
to get worked up
goguenard (adj.)
subtly mocking
un harpagon
a miser
repercuter
to echo
une culture
a crop (agriculture)
la ronce
bramble
derisoire
trivial, pathetic
hardiment
boldly
une gousse
a pod (botany)
epousseter
to dust
une griffe
a claw
une serre
a talon
fructueux
fruitful, profitable
tremper
to soak, dip
inoui(e)
unprecedented, unheard of
une trouvaille
an invention/discovery, bright idea (rare)
une bascule
a scale (ex, for fruit), also a seesaw
obstinement
stubbornly
c’est drole, la vie.
life is funny.
d’autant plus
all the more reason
ainsi que
along with, as well as
derouler
to unroll
emmeler
to tangle, to confuse
qu’ils viennent de l’Eglise ou de la chambre de commerce (note subjunctive)
whether they came from the Church or from the chamber of commerce.
des que
as soon as
des lors
from that moment on
des lors que
from the moment that, once
demeurer
to reside, remain
dejouer
to frustrate, foil, evade
renfrongne
sullen
sourdine
mute, soft pedal (music)
se devergonder
to debauch, run wild
secouer
to shake
coup de boutoir (boutoir)
attack (snout)
maintenant que
now that
un(e) delateur (-trice)
an informer
la demission
resignation (from a job)
aux depens de
at the expense of
silloner
to criss-cross, go back and forth
les denrees alimentaires
foodstuffs, food staples
un gibier
game (like in hunting), target
neanmoins,
nevertheless
roder
to prowl, hang around
Ta reputation est trop evidente pour que je puisse en douter.
Your reputation is too strong for me to doubt it.
un fauve
a wild animal
parrainer
to sponsor
arpenter
to pace (walk forward and back)
oter
to remove, take off
un bosquet
a grove
la lisiere
the edge, outskirts
enfouir
to bury (in order to hide)
un caillou
a stone, pebble
enterrer
to bury (general term)
s’evanouir
to faint
un ratelier
a hayrack
se ruer vers qqch
to rush for something (a crowd)
auparavant
before, previously
aussitot que
as soon as
se premunir (se proteger est plus commun)
to protect oneself
si petite soit-elle
little as it may be
etaler, maculer
to smudge
inamovible
irremovable, for life
fendre
to split
empocher
to pocket
l’attirail (m)
gear, kit
un hululement
a hooting
une poignee
a fistful
niveler
to level, flatten