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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of Frenchify.


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  • She shrugged her shoulders in what Hatty calls a Frenchified way.

    Out in the Forty-Five Duncan Keith's Vow

  • 'Fillet of'/'breast of' - A classic 'Frenchified' elaboration: it sounds so much better than simply 'chicken breast' or 'pork fillet', doesn't it?

    Randomly Selected Cuts

  • The empire of Maximilian and the presidency of Porfirio Díaz were both influential in promoting la comida afrancescada ( "Frenchified" cooking.)

    The French Influence On Mexican Cooking: La Comida Afrancescada

  • Strangely enough, I sometimes hear my Chinese friends--who pronounce the word properly when speaking Chinese--use the 'Frenchified' pronunciation of Beijing when speaking English. BEIZHING.

  • He was a little man, with what might be called something of a "Frenchified" style about him, but having with it all a bright eye and thoroughly Irish face which, with all his bodily movements, displayed great animation.

    The Life Story of an Old Rebel

  • Instead of the sturdy establishment in prejudice of Bert's grandfather, to whom the word "Frenchified" was the ultimate term of contempt, there flowed through Bert's brain a squittering succession of thinly violent ideas about German competition, about the Yellow Danger, about the Black Peril, about the White Man's

    The War in the Air

  • But, in a few weeks or months, the ransomed, enlisted and forcibly "Frenchified" inhabitants, discover that the revolutionary right is much more oppressive, more harassing and more rapacious than divine right.

    The French Revolution - Volume 3

  • But at a time when the intellectual leadership of the Fund has been thoroughly refreshed (if not - considering the intellectually forceful personalities of its managing director and chief economist - positively "Frenchified"), such worries border on conspiracy mania.

    Army Rumour Service

  • At a time when the intellectual leadership of the IMF has been positively "Frenchified,"

    Army Rumour Service

  • Pointedly rejecting the prevailing notion of "Islam en France"—of Islam as an alien body within the state—the president called instead for an "Islam de France"—a Frenchified Islam, respectful of French values and mores.

    Toward an 'Islam de France'


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