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Ad hoc
Committee
The main committee appointed an ____________ sub-committee to gather more data.
ad libitum
at pleasure
ad lib
Annuit Coeptis
God Bless
He has favored our undertaking
Amor vincit omnia
Love conquers all
her brooch was engraved with the motto "________________", attesting to the invincible power of love
Anno Domini
year of our Lord
i dunno... just memorize
A posteriori
from what comes after
inductive reasoning
A priori
from what comes before
logical reasoning
Ars gratia artis
art for arts sake
use common sense
Ars longa, vita brevis
art is long, life is short
use common sense
bona fide
good faith
common sense
Casus Belli
cause of war
justification for military action
Caveat*
warning
memorize
Caveat emptor
let the buyer beware
Warn the buyer to be on guard against fraud
Cogito ergo sum*
I think, therefore I am
memorize
Curriculum Vitae
resume
common sense
de facto
from the fact
The written confession was a __________ admission of guilt.
Deus ex machina*
unexpected intervention
memorize
dramatis personae
people of the play
common sense
exempli gratia
for the sake of example
e.g
e pluribus unum*
one out of many
memorize
et al.*
and others
none
et cetera
and the rest
etc.
ex cathedra
from the chair (with authority)
common sense
excelsior
higher, onward, upward
common sense
ex libris
from the books
ex = from/out
fiat lux
let there be light
lux = light
Hic et nunc****
now
not finished!!!
hic et ubique*
here and everywhere
dunno
id est
that is
i.e
in toto
in all, entirety
common sense
In Vino Veritas
in wine, the truth
common sense
ipse dixit
human based evidense
"he himself said so"
ipso facto
by the very fact
facto = fact
lapsus linguae
slip of the tongue
paraphraxis
lupus est homo homini
man is a wolf to man
lupus = lupin= werewolf...
mea culpa
my fault
culpa = culprit = fault
momento mori
remember to die
more = death
mens sana in corpore sano
sound mind in a sound body
common sense
mirabile dictu/visu
wonderful to tell/see
common sense
ne plus ultra
no more beyond
common sense
nihil obstat
nothing inhibits it from being published
nihil= nothing
non compos mentis
not in full posession of mental powers
mentis=mental
non sequitur
does not follow
common sense
nota bene
mark this well
nota = mark bene = good
Pax*
peace
memorize
post hoc, ergo prpter hoc
after this, therefore because of this
dunno
post scriptum
after writing
P.S
pro bono
for good
pro = for
pro forma
going through the motions
dunno
quid pro quo
equal
something for something
quorum
simple majority
of whom
rara avis
rare bird
rara = rare avis = bird/fly
requiescat in pace
may he/she rest in peace
R.I.P
sanctum sanctorum
place of privacy
holy of holys
semper fidelis
always faithful
duh!
semper paratus
always prepared
duh!
sic*
thus
memorize
sic semper tyrannis
thus ever to tyrants
duh!
sic transit gloria muni
so passes the glory of the world
common sense!
sie qua non*
the absolute necessity
memorize
sui generis*
unique
memorize
summum bonum
highest good
bon=good summ= highest
tabula rasa
clean slate
tabula = slate
tempus fugit
time flies
tempus= time
tera firma
solid land
duh!
terra incognita
unknown land
duh
verso
left
not R
recto
right
R
vale*
farewell
memorize
Novus ordo seclorum*
new order of the ages
memorize