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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Sortable adj. Someone you can take out without fear of being embarrassed, usually used to refer to friends or family members. e.g. "Elle n'est pas sortable." French friends interaction society
L'esprit de l'escalier Thinking of the perfect reply after the conversation is over. French friends interaction
Retrouvailles Lit. 'rediscovery'; a reunion (e.g., with loved ones after a long time apart). French friends family
Flâner verb. to purposely wander, to decide to explore with no final destination. French explore travel
Être dépaysé To be in an environment you're not used to French change society awareness
L'appel du vide Describes the instinctive urge to jump from high places French habits physical
Recherché Rare, exotic, unusual; not understood or appreciated by many people. French beauty attribute
Adroit Lit. according to right; skilled, resourceful; dexterous. French attribute
En plein air Outdoors; in the open air. French nature physical
Dépaysement The feeling of being in an environment that you are not used to French feeling awareness change
Dépayser Disorientation; not necessarily unpleasant (e.g., a pleasant sense of strangeness from being in a foreign country). French change feeling
Crapoter verb. To not take not take a lungful of a cigarette. French health action society
Énouement The bittersweetness of having arrived in the future, seeing how things turn out, but not being able to tell your past self. French awareness philosophy
Bon vivant Someone who enjoys and appreciates the good life. French positive happiness