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(pronounced ka-veh-LIR) This regal sounding word is an adjective meaning given to thoughtless and often condescending dismissal of weighty matters. Louis XVI’s consort Marie-Antoinette had one of the most widely known cavalier outlooks when she supposedly said “Let them

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(pronounced KA-vee-ott) Though this word has several variations on meaning, we’re just going to relate its most common definition in day-to-day usage: When assessing, doing or figuring something out, a detail to be considered carefully because it might alter

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(pronounced KA-vee-ott EMP-ter) A Latin term for a doctrine of commerce, namely that a consumer who buys something without a warranty assumes the risk. Let the buyer beware. Example: When our client bought two cheap Persian rugs from a disreputable