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a cappella
without instrumental accompaniment.
ad hoc
for this case only; temporary
bon vivant
one who enjoys good food and other pleasant things
de facto
in fact
gemutlich
agreeable;cheerful
leitmotif
a short musical phrase that recurs and is associated with a give character, situations, or emotion. Ex. Darth Vador
nolo contendere
a defendant's plea declaring that he will not make a defense but not admitting his guilt
par excellence
in the greatest degree of excellence
parvenu
one who has suddenly acquired wealth or power Ex: Paris Hilton
piece de ressitance
the principal dish of a meal
postprandial
after dinner
quid pro quo
one thing in return for another
qui vive
to be on the lookout or on the alert
savoir faire
a ready knowledge of what to do or say;tact
sub rosa

vis-a-vis
secretly

a person or thing that is face to face with another.