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      nf   ardour   (Grande-Bretagne)  , ardor   (USA)  , spirit
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fougue n.

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"fougue": examples and translations in context
Leur fougue me rappelle un poème que j'ai écrit. Their passion reminds me of a poem I once wrote
La fougue que Dieu nous avait donnée, lui-même l'a reprise. "The passion God had given us, He has taken back himself.
Je comprends la fougue qui anime le député lorsqu'il parle du projet de loi C-7 et des scrutins secrets. I understand the passion with which the member talks with regard to Bill C-7, with respect to the secret ballots.
Sans l'horrible fougue de l'un, nous n'aurions pas eu droit à la sublime et vertueuse fougue de l'autre. De plus, ces hommes viennent tous les deux de la même région. Without the terrible passion of the one, you wouldn’t have the righteous and beautiful passion of the other, and both are products of the same region.
Loin de les décourager, cela les met en furie, ils attaquent le château, fous de rage, et renversent les Anglais dans un élan de fougue. Instead of demoralizing the French, it whips them into a frenzy, and they attack the castle like madmen, and they overpower the English with sheer passion.
Mon courage et ma fougue ont bien diminué. My courage, my spirit is so much less than it was.
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