Foreign Words/Phrases- Week 1

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Ad lib

Latin- improvised

Ad nauseam

Latin- endless; repetitive

Aficionado

Spanish- an enthusiast; fanatic

A' la mode

French- fashionable; served with ice cream

Alma mater

Latin- one's old university or school

Alter ego

Latin- another self

Amateur

French- beginner; unskilled

Angst

German- anxiety; psychological suffering

A' propos

French- regarding; concerning

Au contraire

French- on the contrary

Avante-garde

French- radically original; cutting edge

Blitzkrieg

German- intense; rapid attack

Bona fide

Latin- genuine

Carpe diem

Latin- Seize the day; do your best today

Carte blanche

French- free choice; blank check

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