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Terms for Traits or Feelings of Persons

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aplomb
absolute confidence in oneself; poise; self- possession
éclat
brilliancy of achievement
éclan
enthusiasm; eagerness for action
ennui
feeling of weariness and discontent; boredom; tedium
esprit de corps
feeling of union and common intrest pervading a group; devotion to a group or to its ideals
finesse
skill and adroitness in handling a difficult situation
legerdemain
sleight of hand; artful trick
malaise
vague feeling of bodily discomfort or illness
noblesse oblige
principle that persons of high rank or birth are obliged to act nobly
rapport
relationship characterized by harmony, conformity, or affinity
sangfroid
coolness of mind in difficult circumstances composure; equanimity
savoir faire
knowledge of just what to say or do; tact