debonnaire


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having a sophisticated charm

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Ms Debonnaire added: "The demographic time bomb facing the breast cancer workforce poses a worrying threat to the progress made in recent decades.
Ailleurs, l'humour debonnaire devient mordant, prend la forme de la derision, en particulier quand l'ecrivain veut se moquer du vain orgueil humain.
A ready scorer on his debut at Warwick, William Haggas' three-year-old was arguably denied a double by the rattling-fast conditions at Yarmouth, where he finished a neck second to Debonnaire.
An international cast brought together Roberto Alagna, an impetuous Marius in fine vocal fettle, Angela Gheorghiu, a juvenile and moving Fanny, Jean-Philippe Lafont, an imperious and debonnaire Cesar, and Marc Barrard, poignant and remarkable in every way as Panisse.
C'est sa lecture des recits villageois, reunissant un syncretisme debonnaire entre les divinites-heros de l'indouisme, les personnages du Ramayana, les evenements de la vie du Bouddha et les tribulations des genies locaux, qui le met sur la voie des hauts lieux regionaux de l'architecture khmere.
In her Five show, Jodi's character comforts bumbling, married Michael - played by Justin Edwards, 34 - who is infatuated but too polite to ask her for sex at the Debonnaire, a "respectable" suburban brothel.
It is set around a love story between an unhappily married man and a wannabe reality TV star who is working in The Debonnaire brothel as a prostitute.
Dapper gaffer Jacko left the pundits panting yesterday with his debonnaire touchline get up but will face an even sterner test when he faces Jose.
Writing in Paris, Lionnet deplores the French attitude that allowed the piracy to have continued for so long: "En verite, nous sommes le peuple le plus debonnaire du monde.
In 840AD, Louise Le Debonnaire, son of Charlemagne and heir to a huge empire, died of fright after seeing the Sun disappear behind the Moon.
The relationship has the blessing of his mother the Countess Debonnaire von Bismarck, 56, who is also a close friend of Kate's.
beaucoup plus grand que] L'artiste, d'une nature amene et debonnaire, etait accompagne de son epouse et de sa fille qui tiennent a l'encourager, le soutenir dans cette aventure artistique.
Une lecon a mediter pour de bon-Le president, personnage integre et debonnaire, semble respirer mieux, apres un chavirement des plus consternants.
C'est ainsi qu'une morale ecrasante et un pastiche de vertu fonctionnent de pair, conclut le psychanalyste : << Quand l'exercice de l'autorite est tel que seule la soumission debonnaire fait bonne chere, il trahit la presence ou d'un sadisme ou d'un narcissisme secretement gonfles (47)>>.