Le mot du jour
distress
  1. Nom
    • (Cause of) discomfort.
    • Serious danger.
    • (law) A seizing of property without legal process to force payment of a debt.
    • (law) The thing taken by distraining; that which is seized to procure satisfaction.
  2. Verbe
    • To cause strain or anxiety to someone.
    • (law) To retain someone’s property against the payment of a debt; to distrain.
    • To treat an object, such as an antique, to give it an appearance of age.
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irresistible grace

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Phrase du jour
  • The band played well, but the acrobats gave the standout performance.