Brighter French

Brighter French

"A witty guide to sophisticated French (by a remarkable author who concealed his identity for decades)"--Back cover.

Author: Harry Thompson Russell

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ISBN: 0955375673

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 340

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This phrase book provides informal and everyday vocabulary for young people who are learning French.
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The Brighter French Word Book

The Brighter French Word Book

Henry Thompson Russell. - Avancer , v.n. To be fast . Retarder , v.1 . To be slow .
Avancer de - minutes To be minutes fast sur by- ( another clock ) . S'arrêter , v.r.
To stop , run down . Remonter , v.a. To wind up . Mettre à l'heure . To set ( to the ...

Author: Henry Thompson Russell

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ISBN: UOM:39015032042395

Category: French language

Page: 325

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The new and complete dictionary of the English language

The new and complete dictionary of the English language

BRILLIANT ( adj . from the French , brilliant pointing BRIOLE ( s . from tbe French
, brider , to tie ) The head Bright ... Tobrisk Bri'ghten ( v.1 . from bright ) To make
brighter , to make un , To come up briskly . to thine , to make clear , to make ...

Author: John Ash

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ISBN: OXFORD:590035506

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Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

5 (of prospects) good. brightly adv. brightness n. brighten v.1 make or become
brighter. 2 make or become more ... origin French brillant. brilliantine n. dated
scented oil used on men's hair to make it look glossy. brim n. 1 the projecting
edge ...

Author: Maurice Waite

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199666157

Category: Reference

Page: 1086

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"Based on the New Oxford dictionary of English"--Preface.
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Compact Oxford Hachette French Dictionary

Compact Oxford Hachette French Dictionary

... <draft> to be payable échoppe /ejop/ f stall échouer /ejwe/ [v1] m Vt to beach <
boat> I3 échouer à v+prep to fail <exam, ... V refl (+ V être) 1 <weather> to clear; l'
horizon s'éclaircit (fig) the outlook is getting brighter 2 <colour> to fade; <hair> to
 ...

Author: Marie-Hélène Corréard

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199663118

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 976

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A compact, intermediate-level dictionary covering over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations ideal for the home, office, or school.
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Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

origin named after Brie in northern France. brief adj. 1 lasting a short time. ... 1 a
subdivision of an army, made up of battalions and forming part of a division. 2
informal, usu. ... 5 (of prospects) good. brightly adv. brightness n. brighten v.1
make ...

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199640942

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 864

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This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words.The Factfinder centre section gives quick-reference entries on topics including famous people, countries, and science. Includes 3 months' access to Oxford Dictionaries Pro at oxforddictionaries.com.
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A Dictionary of the English Language Abstracted from the folio edition The tenth edition

A Dictionary of the English Language     Abstracted from the folio edition     The tenth edition

T. FACE . v . 11 . FACTOR.S . ( fasteur , French . ] An agent for 1. To carry a false
appearance . Spealer . another ; a substitute . Sourb . 2. ... TO FACE . v . a . 1. A
house or district inhabited by traders in 1. To meet in front ' ; to oppose with con a
distant country . fidence . Dryden . 2. ... To tend from a brighter to a weaker colour
 ...

Author: Samuel Johnson

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ISBN: BL:A0019430996

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A dictionary of the english language

A dictionary of the english language

Sbakespeare . TO FADE . v . n . ( fade , French . ] FAILING . T. ( from fail . ]
Deficiency ; im1. To tend from greater to less vigour ; to perfection ; lapse .
Rogers . grow weak . FAILURE . S. [ from fail . ] 2. To tend from a brighter to a
weaker co 1.

Author: Samuel Johnson

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ISBN: GENT:900000088788

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The Century Dictionary

The Century Dictionary

The great sweep of the Coliseum , with the blue sky Provence prunes or French
plums , brigantine2 ( brig'an - tin ) , n . ... [ Verbal n . of bright and breach . en , v . ]
1. The flash of light which passes over That I should love a bright particular star ...

Author: William Dwight Whitney

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ISBN: NLI:3005193-10

Category: Atlases

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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

The great sweep of the Coliseum , with the blue sky Provence prunes French
plums . brigantine ( brig'an - tin ) , n . ... [ Verbal n . of bright- and breach . en , v . ]
1. The flash of light which passes over That I should love a bright particular star ,
the ...

Author: William Dwight Whitney

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924027442981

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The Century Dictionary

The Century Dictionary

Compare gay , after Gay - Lussac , a distinguished French chemGawk ' s errand .
See errandı ... Bright , brilliant , dashing . ... And fier ' d with heat of gaysome
youth did venter gawp1 ( gáp ) , v . i . ( Also gaup , a var , of gape , . . h q . v . ] 1 .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105021717991

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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

Compare gay , after Gay - Lussac , a distinguished French chemGawk's errand .
... 2 . gawllt , v . i . See gowll . 4. The noon or morning , as the brighter part Queen
rich for your defence , than your husbands poor for your gearish gayne88 .

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ISBN: UCAL:C2605764

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The United States Catalog

The United States Catalog

O 9-300p il $ 6 '27 Tuttle 27-13027 v . 1 , by ... ( French's acting ed ) D 110p pa 2s
6d '31 French Little liberty ; a comedy in 1 act . ... D 89p il $ 2.50 ( 7s 6d ) '28
Oxford 29-11396 Bright , Sir Charles , 1863 - Let's help ; a coll . of good causes .

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ISBN: UOM:39015058375869

Category: American literature

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The Century Dictionary The Century dictionary

The Century Dictionary  The Century dictionary

The bright someness of the Gospel was dimmed in beJer . xlvi . 4 . = Syn . 1.
Glowing , lustrous , gleaming , radiant , effulgent . coming shorn of ... 1 . tinian
rule . The nuns ( who were much the more nubrigantt ( brig'ant ) , n . Same as
brigand . bright11 ( brīt ) , v . t . ... applyde Like the sun emerging from a cloud ,
town in the department of Var , France , celeTo fight , layes forth her threatfull
pikes afore .

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ISBN: UIUC:30112069827563

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A dictionary of the English language Abstracted from the folio ed by the author To which is prefixed A grammar of the English language Another

A dictionary of the English language  Abstracted from the folio ed   by the author  To which is prefixed  A grammar of the English language   Another

TO FAINT . v . n . ( faner , French . ) PADE , 6 . n . s fade , French . ) 1 . To decay ;
to wear or waste away quickly . 1 . To tend ... 1 . To tend from a brighter to a
weaker colour . 3 . To grow feeble . Ecclus . Boyle . 4 . To sink into dejection .
Milton .

Author: Samuel Johnson

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ISBN: OXFORD:590544040

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Macmillan Contemporary Dictionary

Macmillan Contemporary Dictionary

Author: William Darrach Halsey

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company

ISBN: 0020807805

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1158

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Phrases and sentences illustrate the various definitions of more than 90,000 entries in this student dictionary reflecting current American usage.
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Chambers concise dictionary

Chambers concise dictionary

( briefed , briefing ) 1 to prepare someone by giving them bridge ' / bridg / on 1 a
structure that spans a river , road , instructions in advance . ... briefing on 1 a
meeting at which instructions and playing an awkward shot.v ( bridged , bridging
) 1 to information are given , or any ... name of the area in NE France where it is
someone , bright or brighter 2 to make or become happier or made ] more
cheerful · She ...

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Publisher: Allied Publishers

ISBN: 9798186062363

Category: English language

Page: 1458

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Students Dictionary

Students  Dictionary

Author: Houghton Mifflin Company

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ISBN: 0395286840

Category: Reference

Page: 1151

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Defines more than 100,000 entries and includes such features as usage notes, synonyms, photographs and drawings, a manual of style for writers, biographical and geographical entries, and tables of information.
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The New Pocket Oxford Dictionary

The New Pocket Oxford Dictionary

Author: Catherine Soanes

Publisher: OXFORD University Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105110328270

Category: English language

Page: 1083

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This is the new ninth edition of the world's longest-established and best-selling pocket English dictionary. It is one of the new generation Oxford dictionaries derived from the database of the highly-acclaimed New Oxford Dictionary of English and is particularly user friendly with its elegantopen design, with different elements starting on new lines. It offers excellent coverage of English as an international language, the defining style is straightforward and non-technical, and thousands of examples illustrate idiomatic usage. All irregular noun, verb, and adjectival inflections arespelled out in full, while guidance on grammar and good usage is provided by in-text notes. Additional features include Wordbuilder boxes giving information on related words and thematic tables on subjects such as countries, chemical elements, and nationalities.
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