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avant-garde
the leaders of a movement
bete noire
something/someone hateful
bon mot
a bright saying
coup de grace
finishing stroke
cul-de-sac
a passage or street with only one outlet; a situation with no escape.
deus ex machina
one who changes course of events
fait accompli
completed deed
fin de siecle
end of the century
gauche
awkward; lacking grace; without tact
junta
a political group that seeks to control a government;a faction or cabal
laissez-faire
hands-off
mot juste
the right word; exact phrase
non compos mentis
insane
non sequitur
a remark that seems out of place.
sine qua non
an essential condition