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the illusion of having previously experienced something actually being encountered for the first time; literally, "already seen" (French)
1. as prepared on the particular day; of the kind being served today 2. fashionable; current; literally "of the day" (French)
a slip or blunder in etiquette, manners, or conduct; an embarrassing social blunder or indiscretion; literally, "false step" (French)
an organized expression of goodwill at the start of a trip or new venture; literally, "have a pleasant trip" (French)
used in diplomas to grant the lowest of three special honors for grades above the average; literally, "with honor" (Latin)
an irresistibly attractive woman, especially one who leads men into difficult, dangerous, or disastrous situations; siren; literally "fatal woman" (French)
esprit de corps
a feeling of pride, fellowship, and common loyalty shared by the members of a particular group; team spirit (French)
1. a distinguished female operatic singer; a leading female operatic star; a diva 2. a person that's considered vain, temperamental and/or conceited; literally, "first lady" (Italian)
the principle that the seller of a product cannot be held responsible for its quality unless it is guaranteed in a warranty; literally "let the buyer beware" (Latin)
a mind not yet affected by experiences, impressions, etc; anything existing undisturbed in its original pure state; literally "blank slate" (Latin)
ability to say and do the right thing at the right time; tact; poise; sophistocation (French)
a famous or successful person who likes to shock people; a person whose unconventional behavior embarrasses others; literally "terrible child." (French)
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