mauvais


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mauvais

(mɔvɛ)
adj
bad
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By and by we came to the Mauvais Pas, or the Villainous Road, to translate it feelingly.
I bought the usual paper-cutter to remember the place by, and had Mont Blanc, the Mauvais Pas, and the rest of the region branded on my alpenstock; then we descended to the valley and walked home without being tied together.
I thought it was going to pass it by, when, going back to north-west, it went through a large quantity of islands and islets little known, towards the Island Sound and Canal Mauvais.
Moreover, I had always drawn sharp distinctions between a game which is de mauvais genre and a game which is permissible to a decent man.
We have been good enough to change your name of Le Mauvais (The Evil), which resembled your face too closely.
Accordingly, Olivier le Mauvais remained motionless, sulking at the king, and glancing askance at Jacques Coictier.
When you arrived we were in for a peculiarly mauvais quart d'heure.
C'etait mauvais gout, camarade, and the more so when she had a jolly archer and a lusty man-at-arms to choose from.
And it is possible that she had a mauvais quart d'heure in consequence
Moreover, there are no mauvais sujets here in the valley; if any come among us by any chance, I send them into the army, where they make excellent solders.
Life, Lady Stutfield, is simply a MAUVAIS QUART D'HEURE made up of exquisite moments.
Le tout explique en partie le mauvais etat global des flottes ces entreprises n'arrivant pas a se fournir en pieces de rechange et ne pouvant acquerir de nouveaux appareils.