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31 Cards in this Set

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mea culpa
my fault
carte blanche
full of authority (fr)
Fiancee
woman to whom one is engaged (fr)
coup d etat
quick political change
double entendre
double meaning
billet doux
love letter (french)
circa
about aroung(la)
prima donna
first lady
nuance
subtle distinction
entourage
those closely associated w/ a person
en masse
in a large group
penchant
strong liking or inclination
au contrant
well informed (fr)
persona non grata
person not accepted
en route
on the way
piece de resistance
the irresistable part
faux pas
mistake
malapropos
out of place
Lothario
man amoursly attentive to women (italian)
femme fatale
a woman who seduces or exploits men. a heart breaker (French)
bon vivant
lover of good things (fr)
protege
one under guidence of another
Fiance
man to whom one is engaged (FR)
Tete-a-tete
together w/o the intrusion of a 3rd person: a private meeting b/t 2 people: a tryst (french)
modus operandi
manner of working
esprit de corps
group spirit
nom de plume
pen name
alfresco
outdoors(it)
au contraire
on the contrary (fr)
ad nauseam
to the point of disgust(la)
ad infinitium
to infinity (la)