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Des hommes qui étaient jadis moins empressés autour d'elle vinrent au balcon, dérangeant tout le monde, se suspendre à sa main pour approcher le cercle imposant dont elle était environnée.

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).
des petits-fours
des bruits légers
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          2. 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
          3. 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.
          4. 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
          5. 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
          6. 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
          7. 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.
          8. 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%.
          9. 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.
          10. 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?
hommes
     1. n. plural of homme
et les hommes
les trois hommes aussi
     homme
          1. n. man (adult male human)
          2. n. man, Man (species)
          3. n. man (virile male)
          4. n. man (employee)
qui
     1. pron. (interrogative) who, whom
     2. pron. (relative) who, whom (after a preposition), which, that
           La personne qui parle connait bien son sujet. - The person who speaks knows his/her subject well.
           Cette voiture bleue qui passe me plait beaucoup. - This blue car which is passing I like a lot.
           J’aime les chiens qui sont calmes. - I like dogs that are quiet.
           Un homme à qui j’ai parlé. - A man to whom I spoke/have spoken.
           Si lugubre que fût l’appartement, c’était un paradis pour qui revenait du lycée. - If the apartment were gloomy, it was a paradise for whoever came from the school.
           Rira bien qui rira le dernier. - Who laughs last laughs well.
qui porte conseil
qui avait une âme de gendarme
étaient
     1. v. third-person plural imperfect indicative of être
ils étaient riches d'ailleurs
dont les bouches étaient ouvertes
     être
          1. v. to be
                Vous devez être plus clairs. - You must be clearer.
          2. 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.
          3. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
                Il peut être battu ce soir. - He could be beaten this evening.
          4. n. being, creature
jadis
     1. adv. long ago, once, yesteryear, in times past
moins
     1. adv. less, fewer
           Faites moins de bruit. - Make less noise.
           J'ai dû attendre moins de dix minutes. - I had to wait less than ten minutes.
           De moins en moins de personnes peuvent se permettre de passer des vacances à l'étranger. - Fewer and fewer people can afford to spend holidays abroad.
     2. adv. (with numbers) minus; negative
           moins cinq - minus five
     3. adv. (preceded by a definite article) the least
           C'est lui qui gagne le moins (d'argent) dans sa famille. - He earns the least money in his family.
           C'était la chose la moins surprenante. - It was the least surprising thing.
     4. n-m. the minus sign
     5. prep. minus
           Cinq moins deux font trois - Five minus two makes three.
serait moins de la bravoure que de la témérité
on obtiendrait peut-être quelques hommes de moins à nourrir
empressés
     1. v. masculine plural past participle of empresser
     empresser
          1. v. (reflexive, literary, of crowd) to mass, to gather
          2. v. (takes a reflexive pronoun, ~ de faire) to hasten
autour
     1. adv. around
     2. prep. (usually with de) around, about
     3. n. goshawk
tourna longtemps autour
tourner autour de la voiture
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     2. 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
     3. 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.
     4. 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
     5. 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
     6. 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
     7. 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.
     8. 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%.
     9. 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.
     10. 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.
de honte publique
ils sont de plus loin;
elle
     1. pron. she
           Je crois qu'elle est partie. - I think she left.
     2. pron. it (feminine gender third-person singular subject pronoun)
     3. pron. disjunctive form of elle; her; à elle = hers
           C’est à elle. - It's hers.
elle était là
elle restait droite
     sera
          1. v. third-person singular future indicative of être
     serait
          1. v. third-person singular conditional of être
     soit
          1. conj. or, meaning, that is to say
          2. conj. either ... or
          3. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of être
          4. v. (mainly math) let … be.
          5. adv. OK; granted; so be it.
vinrent
     1. v. third-person plural past historic of venir
     venir
          1. v. (intransitive) To come (to move from one place to another that is nearer the speaker)
                Viens vivre avec moi en France. - Come and live with me in France.
au
     1. contraction. contraction of à le (to the, for the, at the)
           Il étudie la musique au Conservatoire. - He studies music at the Conservatory.
au dessert
mais au dîner
     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
          3. prep. to (until)
                Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
          4. 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.
          5. 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
          6. 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.
          7. 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
          8. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
                Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
                à plus tard - see you later
          9. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
                Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
          10. 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
          11. 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
          12. 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
          13. prep. by
                peu à peu - bit by bit
                minute à minute - minute by minute
                jour à jour - day by day
          14. 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
          15. 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
          16. 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
          17. 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
          18. prep. , chapter=XL
     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
          2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
          3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
                Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
          4. art. (before units) A, an.
                Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
          5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
          6. 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).
balcon
     1. n. balcony
dérangeant
     1. v. present participle of déranger
     2. adj. unsettling
     3. adj. disruptive
     déranger
          1. v. to bother; to disrupt
                Si cela ne vous dérange pas, fermez la porte.
                  If you don't mind, close the door.
          2. v. to disarray (throw into disorder)
tout
     1. adj. all
     2. pron. everything
     3. adv. all
tout a coup
raconta tout
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
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. 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).
pour le sien
avant le jour
monde
     1. n. world
           C'est la plus belle fille du monde. - She is the most beautiful girl in the world.
     2. n. people
           Le monde m'agace quelquefois. - People annoy me sometimes.
           La salle était noire de monde. - The room was crowded. or The room was full of people.
     3. adj. (archaic) pure; clean
couvrir le monde
tout le monde se tut
tout le monde
     1. pron. everyone, everybody
se
     1. pron. The third-person reflexive and reciprocal direct and indirect object pronoun.
     2. pron. (to) himself
     3. pron. (to) herself
     4. pron. (to) oneself
     5. pron. (to) itself
     6. pron. (to) themselves
     7. pron. (to) each other
il se tut
elle se tut
suspendre
     1. v. to suspend (hang freely)
     2. v. to suspend (temporarily cancel or expel)
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
     3. prep. to (until)
           Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
     4. 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.
     5. 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
     6. 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.
     7. 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
     8. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
           Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
           à plus tard - see you later
     9. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
           Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
     10. 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
     11. 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
     12. 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
     13. prep. by
           peu à peu - bit by bit
           minute à minute - minute by minute
           jour à jour - day by day
     14. 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
     15. 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
     16. 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
     17. 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
     18. prep. , chapter=XL
à voix basse
à tour de rôle
sa
     1. det. (possessive) His, her, its, one's.
           Pierre a perdu sa carte d'identité.
             Pierre has lost his identity card.
quittant sa place
sa moustache démesurée
main
     1. n. hand
     2. n. (soccer) handball
     3. n. (poker) hand
familière à sa main
la comtesse lui prit la main
pour
     1. prep. for (when followed by a noun or pronoun)
           J'ai un cadeau pour toi. - I've got a gift for you.
     2. prep. to (when followed by a verb at the infinitive)
           Je veux chanter pour te faire revenir. - I want to sing to make you come back.
pour elle
pour pouvoir parler en mangeant;
approcher
     1. v. to approach, to come close to, to move towards
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
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. 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).
dit le comte
le ton de la voix
cercle
     1. n. (geometry) circle
     2. n. group of people, circle
     3. v. first-person singular present indicative of cercler
     4. v. third-person singular present indicative of cercler
     5. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of cercler
     6. v. second-person singular imperative of cercler
     cercler
          1. v. to ring, hoop, encircle (with)
imposant
     1. v. present participle of imposer
     2. adj. imposing, impressive
     imposer
          1. v. to impose
          2. v. (reflexive) to triumph, to win
                Il s'est imposé vendredi devant Beat Feuz.
                  On Friday he triumphed over Beat Feuz.
          3. v. (reflexive) to establish oneself, to make a name for oneself
dont
     1. pron. of/from whom/which, whose.
           Vous rappelez-vous ce dont je vous ai parlé ?
             Do you remember that of which we spoke?
           Il n’est rien dont je sois encore certain.
             It is nothing of which I am still certain.
           Quel est le pays dont provient cette marchandise suspecte ?
             What is the country from which the suspicious merchandise comes?
           J’ai décidé d’abandonner l’affaire dont je vous ai entretenu il y a quelques jours.
             I decided to abandon the matter of which we have been speaking for a few days.
           La maladie dont il est mort porte un nom imprononçable.
             The disease of which he died has an unpronounceable name.
           Les pays dont nous n’avons point de connaissance sont les destinations privilégiées des grands aventuriers.
             The countries of which we have little knowledge are the privileged destinations of great adventurers.
           Ces étoiles — dont le nom m’échappe — sont les plus brillantes de la voûte céleste.
             These stars, whose names escape me, are the brightest in the skies.
     2. pron. (sometimes) by which.
           Le coup dont il fut frappé.
             The blow by which he was struck.
     3. pron. Denotes a part of a set, may be translated as including.
           Il a eu dix enfants, dont neuf filles.
             He had ten children, nine of them girls.
et dont l'entrée fût difficile
dont on avait fait la connaissance
elle
     1. pron. she
           Je crois qu'elle est partie. - I think she left.
     2. pron. it (feminine gender third-person singular subject pronoun)
     3. pron. disjunctive form of elle; her; à elle = hers
           C’est à elle. - It's hers.
elle reparut
et elle regardait
     sera
          1. v. third-person singular future indicative of être
     serait
          1. v. third-person singular conditional of être
     soit
          1. conj. or, meaning, that is to say
          2. conj. either ... or
          3. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of être
          4. v. (mainly math) let … be.
          5. adv. OK; granted; so be it.
était
     1. v. third-person singular imperfect indicative of être
le cidre était bon
qui s'était laissé
     être
          1. v. to be
                Vous devez être plus clairs. - You must be clearer.
          2. 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.
          3. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
                Il peut être battu ce soir. - He could be beaten this evening.
          4. n. being, creature
environnée
     1. v. feminine singular past participle of environné
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