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Carpe Diem
seize the day
exeunt
Used as a stage direction to indicate that two or more performers leave the stage
Non sequitur
it does not follow" The conclusion is not logical based on what has appeared so far.
raison d'etre
reason for being". In modern use, it is to describe the main purpose for someone's life: to be a politician, a golfer, etc.
sine qua non
without which, not" Something indispensable or absolutely necessary
cogito ergo sum
"I think therefore I am"
per se
In itself; for its own sake. adv. by itself'; of or in itself; essentially; by virtue of its own essence. n. self-sufficiency.
vis-à-vis
n]  small sofa that seats two people
[n]  a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
[adv]  face-to-face; face-to-face with
Requiescat en pace
rest in peace
aficionado
an ardent devotee
carte blanche
unrestricted power to act on one's own