épatant

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épatant

(epatɑ̃)
adj
startling or shocking, esp through being unconventional
[C20: from present participle of épater to flabbergast]
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J'ai vu hier chez Joyant un album de reproductions des dessins de Degas, precede Manzi, c'est epatant.
mas epatant hablar de las que han influido que de las que han sufrido la influencia.
C'est epatant comme ca a du chien," writes Rimbaud on 25 August 1870, just as Prussian forces were approaching Charlesville-Mezieres and a few short days before the poet would set out--somewhat illicitly--for Paris.
Et vendredi, c'est sur sa course de predilection qu'il a ete epatant en abaissant sa propre marque mondiale (1:49.
C'est epatant comme ca a du chien, les notaires, les vitriers, les percepteurs [.
There are six colours to choose from and, while the paler shades are pretty, the ones that grab the attention are Ebloui (a reddish-brown), Illusoire (taupe-grey) and my personal favourite, Epatant (a greeny-grey) that always draws good comments.
The chapter proceeds to an assertion that seems to me arbitrary and, again, intentionally provocative and epatant, as Treuer makes the claim that Hemingway is more important to Ceremony than Pueblo myth.
Loosely grouped under the designation Trilogy, Cavale (On the Run), Un Couple Epatant (An Amazing Couple), and Apres la Vie (After Life) combine to produce a remarkable cinematic experience.
It has become--in some circles--a byword for everything that is meretricious, fake, and cheaply epatant in the thorny world of contemporary art.
What follows this epatant remark does go some way towards justifying it, with, for instance, the essential concession that Tristan .
Avec Jeremie Menez epatant en "trequartista" (meneur de jeu) derriere la paire Francesco Totti-Mirko Vucinic, l'AS Rome a plutot domine la premiere periode, mais concede un but sur une belle reprise en demi-volee de Vincenzo Iaquinta, bien vu par Alberto Aquilani (35).
Il faut souligner que les jeunes joueurs ont ete epatants, a l'image des deux gardiens Smail et Ghedbane [beaucoup plus grand que] dira Berkous.