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bouffée

An obsolete nonspecific term for a transient attack, crisis or episode.
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The Opera Comique at this time heralded the ascendency of the opera bouffe genre which, in the opinion of The Era (8 Dec.
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BEAUTY AND FOOD Amoy Tesco Bouffe Boots Clarins clarins.
As Sharp's title indicates, Farnie's particular forte was opera bouffe of which Jacques Offenbach was the principal exponent in France with Farnie as his imitator and sometimes collaborator in England.
Always a keen amateur cook, she spent her spare time in the kitchen cooking up her favourite recipes, and after deciding teaching wasn't really for her opened La Bouffe on Dale Street in 1975, followed by the now legendary La Grande Bouffe on Castle Street in 1977.
It was called Opera Bouffe presented by Scottish Opera Go Round.
Petronius emphasizes culinary reminders of death, a literal tempus edax: la grande bouffe, bloatedness, constipation, nausea, satiety, intoxication, gas.
A New York Times headline writer described the Yankees-Mets flareup as ``an opera bouffe.
Par la denotation du heavy-metal (marqueur d'une certaine identite adolescente) dans le paradigme de la bouffe materielle, le discours de New Generation comporte non seulement une opposition a la vieille generation (construite sur les valeurs du yougo-folk et du rakiya), mais plus largement a une identite collective ( paysanne ), ce pour mieux distinguer le je minoritaire du non-je majoritaire.
Otherwise, there is the fancy French restaurant La Bouffe down the road,