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Word Study #16

je ne sais quoi lit: I know not what; an indescribable something
carte blanche complete freedom, authority to act at will
gauche crude, lacking social grace
risqué verging on indecency, off-color
dispel make (a doubt, feeling, or belief) disappear
futile incapable of producing any useful result; pointless
gallant brave; heroic
bayou a marshy outlet of a lake or river
gait a person's manner of walking
steadfast resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering
tenacious tending to keep a firm hold of something
tribulation a cause of great trouble or suffering
folly lack of good sense; foolishness
adept very skilled or proficient at something
Created by: cgeyer