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Google Translation:
Les grands floes épais mis en liberté sont usés par la friction, rongés par les mouvements de la mer et par le dégel, ils constituent fréquemment des masses aux formes bizarres et élégantes d'une glace bleue-verdâtre très dure.

les
     1. art. plural of le: the
     2. art. plural of la: the
     3. pron. plural of le: them
     4. pron. plural of la: them
grands
     1. adj. masculine plural of grand
     grand
          1. adj. big, great, grand
          2. adj. tall
          3. adj. (usually capitalized) Great, an honorific title
                Alexandre le Grand - Alexander the Great
          5. adj. great; big fat; an intensifier
                un grand tricheur - a big fat cheater
          7. adj. extensive, large
floes
é
pais
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of paître
     2. v. second-person singular present indicative of paître
     3. v. second-person singular imperative of paître
     paître
          1. v. (intransitive) to graze
mis
     1. v. first-person singular past historic of mettre
     2. v. second-person singular past historic of mettre
     3. v. past participle of mettre
     4. Participle. masculine plural past participle of mettre
     mettre
          1. v. to put; to place
          2. v. (transitive, of clothing) to put on
          3. v. to set (to lay a table)
          4. v. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to start (+ à) (something / doing something), to get around to doing something
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
           J'habite en Angleterre. - I live in England.
     3. prep. by (used to indicate means)
           aller en bus - go by bus
           partir en voiture - leave by car
     6. prep. as
           Il me traite en ami. - He treats me as a friend.
           habillé en père Noël - dressed as Father Christmas
     9. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
           fort en histoire - good at history
     11. prep. of, made of (used to describe composition)
           une chaise en hêtre - a chair made of beech/a beech chair
           une fourchette en métal - a fork made of metal/a metal fork
     14. prep. in (during the following time (used for months and years))
           en 1993 - in 1993
           en janvier - in January
           en septembre 2001 - in September 2001
     18. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     19. prep. (followed by a gerund) by, in (describing a way of getting something)
           C'est en trichant qu'il est devenu champion. - It was by cheating that he became champion.
     21. prep. in (used to describe color)
           une photo en noir et blanc - a photo in black and white
     23. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
           en détresse - in distress
           en bonne humeur - in a good mood
     26. prep. in (as part of something)
           en équipe - on a team
     28. pron. (ngd, Used as the object of a verb to indicate an indefinite quantity; of it, of them. Replaces the partitive article (du, de la, etc.))
           Tu as combien de livres ? J'en ai trois. - How many books do you have? I have three (of them).
           Y a-t-il beaucoup de pièces ? Oui. Il y en a beaucoup. - Are there many rooms? Yes, there are many (of them).
           Martin a trois sandwichs, mais j'en ai seulement deux. - Martin has three sandwiches, but I have only two (of them).
           Il y en a combien ? - How many of them are there?
           Je bois de l'alcool parce que j'en ai besoin - I drink alcohol because I need (of) it.
     34. pron. (ngd, Adverbial preposition indicating movement away from a place already mentioned.)
           Est-ce qu'elle vient de Barcelone ? Oui, elle en vient. - Does she come from Barcelona? Yes, she does.
liberté
sont
     1. v. third-person plural present indicative of être
     être
          1. v. to be
                Vous devez être plus clairs. - You must be clearer.
          3. v. (auxiliary) Used to form the perfect and pluperfect tense of certain verbs (including all reflexive verbs)
                Après être allé au yoga, je suis rentré chez moi. - After having gone to yoga, I came back home.
          5. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
                Il peut être battu ce soir. - He could be beaten this evening.
          7. n. being, creature
usé
s
par
     1. prep. through
           par la fenêtre - through the window
           aller par le parc - go through the park
     4. prep. by (used to introduce a means; used to introduce an agent in a passive construction))
           voyager par train - travel by train
           par surprise - by surprise
           le bateau est attaqué par des pirates. - the boat is being attacked by pirates.
     8. prep. over (used to express direction)
           Viens par ici ! - Come over here!
     10. prep. from (used to describe the origin of something, especially a view or movement)
           voir par devant - see from the back
           le liquide est arrivé par le robinet - the liquid arrived from the tap
     13. prep. around, round (inside of)
           par tout le cinéma - all around the cinema
     15. prep. on (situated on, used in certain phrases)
           par terre - on the ground
     17. prep. on, at, in (used to denote a time when something occurs)
           par un beau jour - on a nice day
           par un soir - in one evening
     20. prep. in
           marcher par deux - walk in twos
     22. prep. per, a, an
           trois fois par semaine - three times a week
     24. prep. out of (used to describe the reason for something)
           par pure colère - out of pure anger
           par tristesse - out of sadness
     27. prep. for
     28. n. (golf) par
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
friction
     1. n. friction: the rubbing, the conflict or the physics force.
rongé
s
par
     1. prep. through
           par la fenêtre - through the window
           aller par le parc - go through the park
     4. prep. by (used to introduce a means; used to introduce an agent in a passive construction))
           voyager par train - travel by train
           par surprise - by surprise
           le bateau est attaqué par des pirates. - the boat is being attacked by pirates.
     8. prep. over (used to express direction)
           Viens par ici ! - Come over here!
     10. prep. from (used to describe the origin of something, especially a view or movement)
           voir par devant - see from the back
           le liquide est arrivé par le robinet - the liquid arrived from the tap
     13. prep. around, round (inside of)
           par tout le cinéma - all around the cinema
     15. prep. on (situated on, used in certain phrases)
           par terre - on the ground
     17. prep. on, at, in (used to denote a time when something occurs)
           par un beau jour - on a nice day
           par un soir - in one evening
     20. prep. in
           marcher par deux - walk in twos
     22. prep. per, a, an
           trois fois par semaine - three times a week
     24. prep. out of (used to describe the reason for something)
           par pure colère - out of pure anger
           par tristesse - out of sadness
     27. prep. for
     28. n. (golf) par
les
     1. art. plural of le: the
     2. art. plural of la: the
     3. pron. plural of le: them
     4. pron. plural of la: them
mouvements
     1. n. plural of mouvement
     mouvement
          1. n. movement
          2. n. motion
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     3. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
           le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
     7. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
           Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
           Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
           Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
           C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
           Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
     13. prep. of (indicates an amount)
           5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
     17. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
           Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
           Un chien de garde - A guarddog
           Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
           Un stade de football - A football stadium
     24. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
           De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
           Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
           un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
     28. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
           J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
           Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
           Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
           Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
     33. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
           Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
     35. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
           Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
           Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
           Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
     39. art. (negative) a, an, any
           Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
           Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
           Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
de la
     1. art. Of the
     2. art. Some; the feminine partitive article.
           Voudriez-vous de la confiture ? — Would you like some jam?
           J'ai mangé de la tarte — I ate some pie.
mer
     1. n. sea (large body of water)
et
     1. conj. and
par
     1. prep. through
           par la fenêtre - through the window
           aller par le parc - go through the park
     4. prep. by (used to introduce a means; used to introduce an agent in a passive construction))
           voyager par train - travel by train
           par surprise - by surprise
           le bateau est attaqué par des pirates. - the boat is being attacked by pirates.
     8. prep. over (used to express direction)
           Viens par ici ! - Come over here!
     10. prep. from (used to describe the origin of something, especially a view or movement)
           voir par devant - see from the back
           le liquide est arrivé par le robinet - the liquid arrived from the tap
     13. prep. around, round (inside of)
           par tout le cinéma - all around the cinema
     15. prep. on (situated on, used in certain phrases)
           par terre - on the ground
     17. prep. on, at, in (used to denote a time when something occurs)
           par un beau jour - on a nice day
           par un soir - in one evening
     20. prep. in
           marcher par deux - walk in twos
     22. prep. per, a, an
           trois fois par semaine - three times a week
     24. prep. out of (used to describe the reason for something)
           par pure colère - out of pure anger
           par tristesse - out of sadness
     27. prep. for
     28. n. (golf) par
le
     1. art. The (definite article).
           Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
           Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
     4. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     5. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     7. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     9. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     10. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
           Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too (he is it too, i.e., he is small too).
gel
     1. n. frost
     2. n. gel (suspension of solid in liquid)
     3. n. gel (cosmetic preparation)
ils
     1. pron. They.
constituent
     1. v. third-person plural present indicative of constituer
     2. v. third-person plural present subjunctive of constituer
     constituer
          1. v. to constitute
          2. v. to make up
          3. v. (reflexive) to build up
fré
quemment
des
     1. art. plural of un; some; the plural indefinite article.
     2. art. plural of une; some; the plural indefinite article.
     3. art. plural of du; some; the plural partitive article.
     4. art. plural of de la; some; the plural partitive article.
     5. art. plural of de l'; some; the plural partitive article.
     6. contraction. Contraction of de + les (of the, from the, some).
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          3. prep. of (used to express property or association)
                Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
                Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
                le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
          7. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
                Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
                Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
                Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
                C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
                Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
          13. prep. of (indicates an amount)
                5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
          17. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
                Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
                Un chien de garde - A guarddog
                Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
                Un stade de football - A football stadium
          24. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
                De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
                Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
                un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
          28. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
                J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
                Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
                Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
                Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
          33. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
                Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
          35. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
                Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
                Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
                Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
          39. art. (negative) a, an, any
                Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
                Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
                Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
     les
          1. art. plural of le: the
          2. art. plural of la: the
          3. pron. plural of le: them
          4. pron. plural of la: them
     de l'
          1. art. Some; the singular prevocalic partitive article.
                Voudriez-vous de l’ail ? — Would you like some garlic?
masses
     1. n. plural of masse
     2. n. The commoners, the people.
     3. v. second-person singular present indicative of masser
     4. v. second-person singular present subjunctive of masser
     masser
          1. v. to massage
     masse
          1. n. a paste, a dough
          2. n. large amount or quantity of something; mass
          3. n. something perceived as a whole, without distinguishing its parts
          4. n. a sum or combination of things treated as a whole
          5. n. a majority, especially of people
          6. n. an archaic unit of count
          7. n. (finance, legal) a sum of allotted money
          8. n. (physics) mass
          9. n. (electronics) earth, ground (of e.g. a plug)
          10. v. first-person singular present indicative of masser
          11. v. third-person singular present indicative of masser
          12. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of masser
          13. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of masser
          14. v. second-person singular imperative of masser
          15. n. mace (weapon)
          16. n. a sledgehammer
aux
     1. contraction. Contraction of à + les (to the)
     à
          1. Letter. A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration.
          2. prep. to (destination)
                Je vais à Paris. - I am going to Paris.
                aller au bout - go to the end / go all the way
          5. prep. to (until)
                Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
          7. prep. on the, to (some directions)
                tournez à gauche ! - turn to the left!
                tournez à droite ! - turn to the right!
                Le vent vire au nord. - The wind turns north.
                L'école est à gauche. - The school is on the left.
          12. prep. at (said of a particular time)
                Je pars à cinq heures - I am leaving at five.
                à dix heures et quart - at quarter past ten
          15. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
                à la maison - at home
                à l'hôtel - at the hotel
                au bar - in the bar
                au bois - in the woods
                J'habite à trois kilomètres d'ici. - I live three kilometers from here.
          21. prep. of (belonging to)
                C'est un ami à moi. - This is a friend of mine.
                Cette voiture est à John. - This is John's car.
                le chien à Marie - Mary's dog nonstandard
          25. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
                Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
                à plus tard - see you later
          28. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
                Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
          30. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
                moulin à poivre - pepper mill
                sac à dos - backpack
                boite à musique - music box
          34. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
                Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire. - There are many things to do.
                Il reste deux tâches à finir. - There are two things left to finish.
                Il y a de la bière à boire. - There's some beer to drink.
                l'équipe à battre - the team to beat
          39. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
                un animal à quatre pattes - a four-legged animal
                une femme au visage pâle - a pale-faced woman
                un homme à longue barbe - a long-bearded man OR a man with a long beard
                une chemise à manches courtes - a short-sleeved shirt
                une maison aux murs de brique - a brick-walled house / a house with brick walls
          45. prep. by
                peu à peu - bit by bit
                minute à minute - minute by minute
                jour à jour - day by day
          49. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
                six à sept personnes - six or seven people
                vingt à trente ans - twenty/thirty years
                tous les cinq à six ans - every five or six years
          53. prep. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.
                mettre le feu à - to set fire to
                clouer le bec à - to shut (someone) up
                donner la chasse à - to give chase to
          57. prep. , passage=Bien que la faim et le dénûment nous tourmentassent quelquefois, et même à peu près toujours, rien ne nous causait autant de tourment que d’être témoins des cruautés inouïes que mon maître e
          58. prep. , translation=Even though hunger and destitution tormented us sometimes, and even almost always, nothing caused us as much torment as being witnesses to the unheard-of cruelties that my master exercis
          59. prep. , chapter=XL
     les
          1. art. plural of le: the
          2. art. plural of la: the
          3. pron. plural of le: them
          4. pron. plural of la: them
formes
     1. n. plural of forme
     2. v. second-person singular present indicative of former
     3. v. second-person singular present subjunctive of former
     former
          1. v. to form (generic sense)
          2. v. to shape (to make into a certain shape)
          3. v. to train; to educate
     forme
          1. n. shape (geometrical representation)
          2. n. shape (physical appearance)
          3. n. form
bizarres
     1. adj. plural of bizarre
     bizarre
          1. adj. bizarre, odd
                Comme c'est bizarre !
          3. adj. peculiar, quaint
et
     1. conj. and
é
gantes
     1. v. second-person singular present indicative of ganter
     2. v. second-person singular present subjunctive of ganter
     ganter
          1. v. to glove (cover with a glove)
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     3. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
           le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
     7. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
           Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
           Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
           Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
           C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
           Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
     13. prep. of (indicates an amount)
           5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
     17. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
           Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
           Un chien de garde - A guarddog
           Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
           Un stade de football - A football stadium
     24. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
           De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
           Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
           un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
     28. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
           J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
           Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
           Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
           Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
     33. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
           Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
     35. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
           Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
           Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
           Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
     39. art. (negative) a, an, any
           Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
           Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
           Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
une
     1. num. feminine singular of un
     2. art. a / an (feminine indefinite article)
     3. n. front page (of a publication)
glace
     1. n. ice
     2. n. ice cream
     3. n. glass
     4. n. mirror
     5. v. first-person singular present indicative of glacer
     6. v. third-person singular present indicative of glacer
     7. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of glacer
     8. v. second-person singular imperative of glacer
     glacer
          1. v. to freeze; to turn to ice
          2. v. (figuratively, transitive) to freeze
          3. v. to ice (cover with icing)
          4. v. (reflexive, se glacer) to turn to ice (become ice)
bleue
     1. adj. feminine singular of bleu
     bleu
          1. adj. blue
                Le ciel est bleu. - The sky is blue.
          3. adj. (of meat) very rare, underdone
          4. n-m. the color blue
          5. n-m. blue cheese
                Le bleu ressemble au roquefort - Blue cheese looks like Roquefort
          7. n-m. rookie, new recruit, raw recruit
                Ce soldat est un vrai bleu - This soldier is a real rookie
          9. n-m. bruise
                Il est tombé, et maintenant il a un bleu - He fell over and now he has a bruise
          11. n-m. (billiards, snooker) billiard chalk
          12. n-m. (Canada) a supporter of the Conservative Party
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dure
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of durer
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of durer
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of durer
     4. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of durer
     5. v. second-person singular imperative of durer
     6. adj. feminine singular of dur
     durer
          1. v. to last (for)
                Un match de football dure 90 minutes.
                  A football match lasts 90 minutes.
     dur
          1. adj. hard, tough (difficult to penetrate)
          2. adj. hard (not soft)
          3. adj. hard, tough (not easy, difficult)
          4. adj. harsh (e.g. harsh conditions)
          5. adj. (arts) harsh (of a penstroke)
          6. adv. hard
                travailler dur - to work hard
          8. n. firmness, solidity
          9. n-m. hard case (tough person)
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