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Ad infinitum
forever
bete noire
one that is disliked
bon mot
a clever saying
cause celebre
an issue raising widespread controversy
esprit de corps
a common spirit of comradeship
faux pas
an error
ipso facto
by the very fact
joie de vivre
the zest of life
noblesse oblige
nobility obligates
non sequitur
illogical
piece de resistance
an outstanding accomplishment
pro tempore
for the present
raison d'etre
the reason for existence
savior faire
the know how; the abliity to do or say the graceful thing
sotto voce
quietly
audacious
bold, daring
enigma
a mystery
facetious
humorous
immaculate
unstained
implacable
cannot be appeased
inexplicable
cannot be explained
irrevovable
can't take it back
latent
hidden
pernicious
tending to cause death
propriety
the quality of being proper
ambiguous
doubtful or uncertain
assiduous
unceasing; persistent; diligent
deprecate
to express disproval of
facile
easy
homogeneous
of the same nature or kind
immutable
not subject or susceptable to change
impervious
incapable of being affected
obsequious
overly submissive; attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
pecuniary
of or involving money
reiterate
to say again
affluent
rich or wealthy
apathy
lack of emotion
connive
to work with someone
exonerate
to find inncocent; to free
incongruous
lacking harmony or agreement
inexorable
unrelenting; not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course; unsusceptible to persuasion
plantiff
someone who takes something to courth
proximity
being near
sagacity
having wisdom
sanguine
of the color of blood
disparage
to belittle; to talk down
mundane
worldy; found in the ordinary course of events
nefarious
wicked; very evil
peremptory
suddenly
posthumous
`occuring after one's death
surfeited
to feed in excess
tacit
not spoken; implied
taciturn
uncommunicative
tenacious
persistent; Holding or tending to hold persistently to something, such as a point of view
voracious
having a great appetite