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French-English translation for: [fig.]
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English-French Dictionary: [fig.]
mou {adj} [aussi fig.]
limp [also fig.]
muet {adj} [fig.]
speechless
bestial {adj} [aussi fig.]
bestial [also fig.]
cathartique {adj} [aussi fig.]
cathartic [also fig.]
cérébral {adj} [aussi fig.]
cerebral [also fig.]anat.
chatouilleux {adj} [fig.]
oversensitive
conséquent {adj} [fig.] [significatif, important]
substantial
contagieux {adj} [aussi fig.]
contagious [also fig.]méd.
détaché {adj} {past-p} [fig.]
detached [emotionally]
ébouriffé {adj} {past-p} [fig.] [surpris]
stunned [fig.] [amazed]
écœurant {adj} [aussi fig.]
sickening [also fig.]
écrasant {adj} {pres-p} [fig.] [nombre, victoire]
overwhelming {adj}
élevé {adj} [fig.]
elevated [noble]
enchanté {adj} {past-p} [aussi fig.]
enchanted [also fig.]
enivrant {adj} {pres-p} [aussi fig.]
intoxicating [also fig.]
épineux {adj} [fig.]
vexing
explosif {adj} [aussi fig.]
explosive [also fig.]
fébrile {adj} [aussi fig.]
feverish [also fig.]méd.
fébrilement {adv} [aussi fig.]
feverishly [also fig.]méd.
frileux {adj} [fig.] [timoré]
timid
imperméable {adj} [aussi fig.]
impervious [also fig.]
incendiaire {adj} [aussi fig.]
incendiary [also fig.]
incendiaire {adj} [fig.]
inflammatory [fig.] [provocative]
infectieux {adj} [aussi fig.]
infectious [also fig.]méd.
machiavélique {adj} [aussi fig.]
Machiavellian [also fig.]
métallique {adj} [aussi fig. : voix, bruit]
metallic [also fig.: voice, sound]
meurtri {adj} {past-p} [aussi fig.]
bruised [also fig.]
morveux {adj} [aussi fig.]
snotty-nosed [also fig.]
nocif {adj} [fig.]
noisome [very disagreeable, noxious]
ouaté {adj} [fig.] [ambiance]
cocoon-like
ourdi {adj} {past-p} [aussi fig.]
warped [also fig.]
planétaire {adj} [fig.]
global
seigneurial {adj} [fig.] [demeure]
stately [home]
venimeux {adj} [aussi fig.]
venomous [also fig.]
viral {adj} [aussi fig.]
viral [also fig.]méd.
viscéralement {adv} [aussi fig.]
viscerally [also fig.]
bercer qn. [fig.] [tromper]
to delude sb.
encadrer qn./qc. [entourer] [fig.]
to surround sb./sth.
salir qc. [fig.] [réputation]
to taint sth. [fig.] [reputation]
abrutir qn. [aussi fig.]
to deaden sb.'s mind [also fig.]
adoucir qc. [fig.]
to mitigate sth.
agoniser [fig.]
to be dying [fig.]
aplanir qc. [fig.] [problèmes]
to iron sth. out [fig.] [problems]
approfondir qc. [fig.]
to study sth. thoroughly
arranger qc. [aussi fig.]
to fix sth. [also fig.] [sort out]
bâillonner qc. [fig.]
to gag sth. [fig.] [censor]dr.journ.
beugler [fam.] [fig.]
to blare
bouillonner [aussi fig.]
to churn [also fig.] [e.g. stomach, machine, rage]
cimenter qc. [aussi fig.]
to cement sth. [also fig.]
claironner qc. [fig.]
to shout sth. from the rooftops [fig.]
coincer qn. [fam.] [fig.]
to corner sb. [fig.]
désamorcer qc. [aussi fig.]
to defuse sth. [also fig.]
dessaler qn. [fig.] [fam.]
to teach sb. the ways of the world
ébaucher qc. [tableau, roman, sculpture, fig. : projet, sourire]
to draft sth. [letter, speech, bill, contract]
écharper qn./qc. [aussi fig.]
to tear sb./sth. to pieces [also fig.]
électriser qn./qc. [fig.]
to electrify sb./sth. [fig.] [excite, thrill]
enrégimenter qn. [fig.] [péj.]
to press-gang sb. [fig.]
établir qc. [fig.] [entente, relations, entreprise]
to build sth. [fig.] [relationship, company]
étiqueter qn./qc. [aussi fig.]
to label sb./sth. [also fig.]
étriper qn. [fam.] [fig.]
to wallop sb. [coll.]
fomenter qc. [fig.]
to foment sth.
gober qc. [fam.] [aussi fig.]
to swallow sth. [also fig.]
instiller qc. [aussi fig.]
to instil sth. [Br.] [also fig.]méd.
to instill sth. [Am.] [also fig.]méd.
miner qn./qc. [fig.] [saper]
to wear sb./sth. away / down [fig.]
moduler (qc.) [fig.]
to modulate (sth.)
obérer qc. [fig.]
to (seriously) compromise sth.
pincer qn. [aussi fig. pour arrêter]
to pinch sb. [also fig. for arrest]
pontifier [aussi fig., pej.]
to pontificate [also fig., pej]
rehausser qc. [fig.]
to set sth. off [accentuate, enhance]
reluire [aussi fig.]
to shine [also fig.]
s'assombrir [fig.] [visage, perspectives]
to cloud [fig.] [face, prospects]
s'éclairer [fig.]
to light up [fig.] [face]
s'éclipser [fig.] [s'en aller furtivement]
to slip away [disappear stealthily]
s'épanouir [fig.]
to blossom
sévir [aussi: fig.] [épidémie, pauvreté, délation]
to be rife
souligner qc. [fig.]
to emphasise sth. [Br.]
to highlight sth. [fact]
tarauder qn. [fig.]
to torment sb. [gnaw at]
tarir [fig.] [inspiration, enthousiasme, fortune]
to peter out
torpiller qc. [aussi fig.]
to torpedo sth. [also fig.]
transpercer qn./qc. [fig.]
to transfix sb./sth.
feu {m} [aussi fig.]
heat [also fig.] [cooker, hotplate, emotional state]
piège {m} [aussi fig.]
trap [also fig.]
folie {f} [aussi fig.]
madness [also fig.]
arbitre {m} [aussi fig.]
refereesport
arbiter [also fig.]
angélisme {m} [fig.]
naive optimism
apogée {m} [fig.]
zenith [fig.] [apex, height, peak]
aveuglement {m} [aussi fig.]
blindness [also fig.]
bastion {m} [fig.]
stronghold
béquille {f} [aussi fig.]
crutch [for an invalid] [also fig.]méd.
beuglement {m} [fam.] [fig.]
blare
bible {f} [fig.]
bible [fig.]
bijou {m} [aussi fig.] [objet]
gem [also fig.]
bord {m} [aussi fig.]
brink [also fig.]
boucherie {f} [aussi fig.]
butchery [also fig.]
cannibalisation {f} [fig.]
cannibalism [fig.] [exploiting or repurposing parts of sth.]
chantre {m} [fig.]
champion [of a cause etc.]
charrette {f} [de licenciements] [fig.]
wave [of redundancies] [fig.]
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