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Vocabulary Unit 24

Words From French
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adroit
a. having or showing skill, cleverness, or resourcefulness in handling difficult situations
b. skillful in the use of the hands or body; dexterous
blase
a. very sophisticated; worldly
b. uninterested, unexcited, or bored as a result of excessive indulgence or enjoyment
cliche
a. a trite or overused expression or idea, such as "time flies"
b. something overly familiar and commonplae
clientele
a body of customers or patrons
entrepreneur
a person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk of a business venture
forte
something in which a person excels; a strong point
gauche
lacking social experience or grace; awkward; rude; tactless
naive
a. marked by unaffected simplicity; unsophisticated; artless
b. showing a lack of experience or judgment
nonchalant
a. cool, carefree, and casually unconcerned, or seeming so
b. without enthusiasm; indifferent
rendezvous
a. an appointment or engagement to meet at a fixed place or time
b. a meeting or gathering place
c. to meet at a specified time and place