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Google Translation:
Dussiez-vous rire de ma crédulité, monsieur, dit le marquis en terminant, je ne vous cacherai rien

dussiez
     1. v. second-person plural imperfect subjunctive of devoir
     devoir
          1. n. duty
          2. n. exercise (set for homework)
          3. v. must, to have to (as a requirement)
          4. v. must, to do or have with certainty
          5. v. to owe (money, obligation and etc)
          6. v. (literary, intransitive, in imperfect subjunctive, with inversion of subject) (even) though it be necessary (+ infinitive)
          7. v. (reflexive, ~ de) to have a duty to
vous
     1. pron. (formal singular, and plural)
     2. pron. The plural personal pronoun in the second person:
     3. pron. (subject pronoun) You.
           Vous allez - You go.
     4. pron. (direct object pronoun) You.
           Je vous adore. - I love you.
     5. pron. You, to you (indirect object pronoun).
           Je vous donnerai mon adresse. - I will give you my address / I will give my address to you.
     6. pron. The plural or singular personal pronoun in the second person, at the polite form:
           Monsieur, je ne vous connais pas. - Sir, I don't know you.
y songez-vous
vous entendez bien
rire
     1. v. to laugh (de at, about)
     2. n. laugh
avait fait rire
pleuraient à force de rire
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.
un souffle de colère
qu'il tenait de son père
ma
     1. det. feminine singular of mon
alors, ma soeur
ma chère enfant
crédulité
     1. n. credulity, gullibility
Monsieur
     1. n-m. alternative case form of monsieur Used to show respect.
     2. n-m. (historical) Specifically, the brother of the French king
     3. n-m. mister, sir (a title or form of address for a man)
dit
     1. v. past participle of dire
           Il a dit son nom. - He said his name.
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of dire
           « Je m'appelle Paul, » dit-il. - “My name is Paul”, he says.
     3. v. third-person singular past historic of dire
     4. v. (in names) Indicating a surname used as a family name.
il dit
dit-il
     dire
          1. v. to say, to tell
          2. n. saying (that which is said)
          3. n. belief, opinion
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).
le plancher
le lendemain
marquis
     1. n-m. marquess (title of nobility)
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
           J'habite en Angleterre. - I live in England.
     2. prep. by (used to indicate means)
           aller en bus - go by bus
           partir en voiture - leave by car
     3. prep. as
           Il me traite en ami. - He treats me as a friend.
           habillé en père Noël - dressed as Father Christmas
     4. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
           fort en histoire - good at history
     5. 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
     6. 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
     7. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     8. 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.
     9. prep. in (used to describe color)
           une photo en noir et blanc - a photo in black and white
     10. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
           en détresse - in distress
           en bonne humeur - in a good mood
     11. prep. in (as part of something)
           en équipe - on a team
     12. 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.
     13. 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.
tout en fumant
on l'attendit en vain
terminant
     1. v. present participle of terminer
     terminer
          1. v. (intransitive) to end; to finish; to terminate
                Le train termine à Rouen.
                  The train terminates in Rouen.
          2. v. to end, to bring to an end, to finish
                Il fallait terminer le match après une explosion.
                  The game had to be brought to an end after an explosion.
je
     1. pron. I
je suis partie
je vous le jure
ne
     1. part. (literary) not (used alone to negate a verb; now chiefly with the verbs pouvoir, m)
     2. part. not, no (used before a verb, with a subsequent element following; see Usage Notes, below)
     3. part. Used in a subordinate clause before a subjunctive verb (especially when the main verb expresses doubt or fear), to provide extra overtones of doubt or uncertainty (but not negating its verb); the so-c
     4. part. In comparative clauses usually translated with the positive sense of the subsequent negative
           apprendre le français est plus facile qu'on ne pense - learning French is easier than you think
ne tombaient plus
ne songeait à elle
vous
     1. pron. (formal singular, and plural)
     2. pron. The plural personal pronoun in the second person:
     3. pron. (subject pronoun) You.
           Vous allez - You go.
     4. pron. (direct object pronoun) You.
           Je vous adore. - I love you.
     5. pron. You, to you (indirect object pronoun).
           Je vous donnerai mon adresse. - I will give you my address / I will give my address to you.
     6. pron. The plural or singular personal pronoun in the second person, at the polite form:
           Monsieur, je ne vous connais pas. - Sir, I don't know you.
y songez-vous
vous entendez
cacherai
     1. v. first-person singular future of cacher
     cacher
          1. v. to hide
                Où as-tu caché mon cadeau?
                  Where did you hide my gift?
          2. v. (reflexive se cacher) to hide (oneself)
          3. adj. alternative spelling of casher
rien
     1. pron. nothing
     2. pron. (archaic) anything
et rien
je n'en sais rien
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