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A dashing person or thing is very stylish and attractive.  
OLD-FASHIONED      adj   usu ADJ n  
He was the very model of the dashing RAF pilot...     
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dash, daring, dating, Danish

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very short haircut
to release sth that is tied up
casser la figure
a body part is a part of a human body, usually one that has been cut or torn from the body in a violent incident (such as an accident, an explosion, etc)
to cover with a thin layer of paint applied with a dry brush in order to soften or blur a figure or outline
an art term
ce que l'épée coupe se guérit, ce que la bouche coupe ne se guérit pas
cela est évident, irréfutable
cela est évident, irréfutable
ne coupe pas le chardon le jour de l'ascension
dans le cuir des autres, il est facile de couper des lanières
ce proverbe signifie qu'il est plus aisé de maltraiter un bien qui ne nous appartient pas
sème pendant que la lune croît, et coupe ou cueille pendant qu'elle décroît
ce n'est ni le glaive qui coupe, ni le vin qui enivre
en pleine lune d'août, coupe ton bois, et cet hiver, tu n'auras pas froid
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