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angelique

[an-juh-leek] /ˌæn dʒəˈlik/
noun
1.
a South American tree, Dicorynia paraensis, of the legume family.
2.
the hard, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used in shipbuilding.
Origin of angelique
< French: plant of Angelica genus. See angelic

Angélique

[an-juh-leek; French ahn-zhey-leek] /ˌæn dʒəˈlik; French ɑ̃ ʒeɪˈlik/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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  • angelique, having risen, refused, and begged Felicien to leave immediately.

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  • All the while that she was taking her coffee, angelique talked of the hangings.

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  • But angelique started as she thought, where had she ever seen anyone who looked like Monseigneur?

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  • But angelique's heart now beat so rapidly she could scarcely keep still.

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  • angelique, after going to her room for her hat, could not keep still.

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  • Two chairs being unoccupied, angelique stood upon one of them.

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  • Since Felicien had reappeared, angelique had looked at him constantly.

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  • But angelique beamed with joy before the commencement of the realisation of her dream.

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