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(pronounced sank-tuh-MO-nee-ess)

There’s something about the sound of this adjective that fits its definition perfectly: hypocritically pious or devout. In layman’s terms: Holier Than Thou.

Example: Sophie

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(pronounced sa(n)-FWAH)

The French term from which this developed - sang-froid — literally means “cold blood”. However, when you say that someone acts with “sangfroid” you are not saying they are cold-blooded. You really mean