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  • ‎(comparative more pleading, superlative most pleading) That pleads. 1955, Émile Zola, Ann Lindsay, Earth, p. 251: Franchise, relaxed and soothed by the vagueness
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  • Zola +‎ -ian Zolian ‎(comparative more Zolian, superlative most Zolian) Of or relating to the French writer Émile Zola (1840-1902). of or relating
    329 bytes (26 words) - 02:04, 12 May 2015
  • leave one alone. Get stuffed! I don't want to talk to you again! 1992, Émile Zola, Douglas Parmée (translator), Nana, 1998, page 243, Eventually, she heard
    2 KB (139 words) - 23:38, 22 July 2016
  • containing the letters a and n (Anne, Johanne, etc). In some cases from Émile Zola's novel Nana (1880). Compare also Nanna. IPA(key): [ˈnana] Nana ‎(c)
    1 KB (110 words) - 17:23, 11 July 2016
  • Borrowing from French j'accuse, the title of an 1898 open letter from writer Emile Zola to the president of France during the Dreyfus Affair. IPA(key): /ʒəˈkjuːz/
    1,002 bytes (110 words) - 14:20, 26 April 2016
  • /tʁyk/ Rhymes: -yk truc m ‎(plural trucs) procedure, technique 1883, Émile Zola , Au bonheur des dames Il n’y a aucune raison pour que ça s’arrête. Le
    3 KB (285 words) - 00:08, 22 June 2016
  • ‎(invariable) of the colour of dying leaves: russet, feuillemorte 1871, Émile Zola, La Curée: Elle avait eu la sottise, dans sa hâte, de choisir un costume
    550 bytes (65 words) - 16:49, 20 October 2015
  • Zola +‎ -ism Zolaism ‎(uncountable) The literary theories and practices of the French writer Émile Zola (1840-1902). Zolaist
    269 bytes (18 words) - 23:29, 27 April 2016
  • Zolaizing, simple past and past participle Zolaized) To write in, or adapt to, the style of the French writer Émile Zola (1840-1902). Zolaism Zolaist
    280 bytes (36 words) - 23:29, 27 April 2016
  • chalands) barge (flat-bottomed bulk carrier mainly for inland waters) 1886: Émile Zola, L'Œuvre,p. 254 ...des bêtes et des hommes tiraient, s'essoufflaient,
    1 KB (103 words) - 01:37, 28 April 2016
  • sweet pastry made with almonds and egg white (Can we date this quote?) Émile Zola: Des bocaux pleins de gâteaux secs, de macarons et de madeleines. buns
    2 KB (144 words) - 12:15, 29 June 2016
  • little ass!" he said to himself as he crumpled the letter up. 1972, Émile Zola, George Holden (translator), Nana, Penguin Books, The actors paused, their
    7 KB (896 words) - 21:50, 21 July 2016
  • Zola +‎ -esque Zolaesque ‎(comparative more Zolaesque, superlative most Zolaesque) In the literary or thematic style of the French writer Émile Zola
    254 bytes (23 words) - 01:50, 31 May 2014
  • Zola +‎ -ist Zolaist ‎(plural Zolaists) One who writes in the style of the French writer Émile Zola (1840-1902). Zolaism
    243 bytes (20 words) - 23:29, 27 April 2016
  • the political system. (uncountable) Trouble, issue, annoyance. 1883, Emile Zola, La joie de vivre — Mon Dieu ! nous étions d’une inquiétude ! dit le père
    5 KB (442 words) - 01:06, 22 July 2016
  • simplement relevé ses cheveux et passé un peignoir de laine blanche. (Emile Zola, Germinal) She'd simply put her hair up and thrown on a white woollen
    3 KB (449 words) - 22:59, 23 July 2016
  • has been morally damaged and has lost his reputation; done for. 1874, Émile Zola, La Conquête de Plassans, On peut dormir en paix : c’est un homme fini
    3 KB (285 words) - 15:38, 22 July 2016
  • than the night. Answer me, ocean, will you be my brother ? wife 1880, Émile Zola, Nana Ce fut le soir du mariage à l'église que le comte Muffat se présenta
    5 KB (518 words) - 20:46, 21 July 2016
  • single nail from floor to ceiling which wasn't pouring with grease. (Emile Zola, Le Ventre de Paris)   Conjugation of pisser (see also Appendix:French
    4 KB (310 words) - 14:09, 22 July 2016
  • sleep-in, lie-in (period spent lying in bed for longer than usual) 1871, Émile Zola, La Curée La société, sauvée encore une fois, se félicitait, se reposait
    1 KB (180 words) - 17:28, 17 January 2016

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