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bona fide

in good faith

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post scriptum

written afterwords

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etc.

et cetera

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pro and con

pro et contra

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vs.

versus

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vice versa

the order having been changed

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opus citatum

the work previously cited

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alma mater

foster mother

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et alia

and other things

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cum laude

with honor

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sine qua non

without which not (i.e., a necessity)

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post meridiem

after noon

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ante meridiem

before noon

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pro tempore

for the time being

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e pluribus unum

one from many

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ad hoc

for this (i.e., for a particular purpose)

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note bene

note well

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A.M.

Ante Meridiem

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Anno Domini

In the year of our Lord

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SPQR

Senatus Populusque Romanus

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et al.

et alia

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R.I.P.

Requiescat In Pace

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i.e.

id est

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carpe diem

seize the day

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summa cum laude

with highest praise

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ibidem

in that same place (used to refer to a passage already cited)

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id est

that is

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A.D.

Anno Domini

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ibid.

ibidem

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senatus populusque romanus

the senate and the people of Rome

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P.M.

Post Meridiem

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op. cit.

opus citatum

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exempli gratia

for (the sake of an) example

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pro et contra

for and against

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P.S.

Post Scriptum

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N.B.

Nota Bene

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status quo ante

the condition in which things were before

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et cetera

and the rest

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alibi

elsewhere

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ars gratia artis

art for the sake of art

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pro tem.

pro tempore

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magna cum laude

with great praise

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ex post facto

on the basis of something done afterwards (i.e., retroactively)

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e.g.

exempli gratia

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cum grano salis

with a grain of salt (said of something not to be taken 100 percent literally)

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ex tempore

out of the moment (i.e., without preparation)

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ante bellum

before the war

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non sequitur

it does not follow (used of an illogicality)

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q.v.

quod vide

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habeas corpus

that you may have the body (i.e., you must have a body of evidence before an arrest)

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per se

in itself, intrinsically

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ex cathedra

from the chair (i.e., with authority)

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lapsus linguae

a slip of the tongue

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terra incognita

unknown land

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sine die

without a day (i.e., the day of the next meeting has not been set)

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modus operandi

method of working

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ad hominem

for/toward the man (usually meaning a personal attack instead of a logical argument)

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terra firma

solid earth

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ars longa, vita brevis

art is long, life short

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ipso facto

by that very fact

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quod erat demonstrandum

which was to be demonstrated (written at the end of a math proof)

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in medias res

into the midst of things

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per capita

by heads (i.e., for each individual)

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tempus fugit

time flies

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quod vide

which see (used to refer the reader to another entry in an encyclopedia)

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post mortem

after death

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dramatis personae

masks of the drama (i.e., the people in a play)

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per diem

by the day, each day

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quid pro quo

something for something (i.e., an equal exchange)

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festina lente

make haste slowly

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in memoriam

in memory of

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in flagrante delicto

while the crime is blazing (i.e., caught in the act, "red handed")

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versus

against

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mea culpa

by my fault

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ad infinitum

to eternity

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magnum opus

a great work (i.e., masterpiece)

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alias

otherwise (named) (i.e., another name, a pseudonym)

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Q.E.D.

Quod Erat Demonstrandum

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I.N.R.I.

Iesus Nazarenus Rex Judaeorum

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ecce homo

behold the man

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verb. sat

verbum sat sapienti

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vade mecum

go with me (refers to a handbook you always have with you)

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per annum

by the year, annually

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sui generis

of its own kind (i.e., unique)

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Dominus vobiscum

the Lord be with you

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verbatim

word by word

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rara avis

a rare bird (i.e., an extraordinary person or thing)

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ne plus ultra

no more beyond (i.e., the summit of achievement)

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memento mori

remember to die (i.e., remember that you are mortal)

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casus belli

an occasion of war (i.e., a reason or excuse for making war)

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materfamilias

mother of the family, matriarch

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D.V.

Deo Volente

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pax vobiscum

peace be with you

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non compos mentis

not sound of mind

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exeunt

they go out

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de facto

on the basis of fact (i.e., in reality)

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tabula rasa

a smoothed tablet (i.e., a blank slate)

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requiescat in pace

may he rest in peace

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ex officio

on the basis of his office

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de mortuis nil nisi bonum

(say) nothing but good of the dead

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sub rosa

under the rose (i.e., secretly)

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ab ovo

from the egg (i.e., from the beginning)

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exeat

let him go out

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ceteris paribus

all other things being equal

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pro forma

for form's sake (i.e., just going through the motions for appearance's sake)

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de jure

on the basis of right (i.e., legally)

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deo volente

God willing

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ipse dixit

he himself said so

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paterfamilias

father of the family, patriarch

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sic transit gloria mundi

thus passes the glory of the world

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mens sana in corpore sano

a sound mind in a sound body

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in hoc signo vinces

in this sign, you will conquer (said by the Emperor Constantine)

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in loco parentis

in the place of a parent

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prima facie

by first appearance

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quasi

as if

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in vino veritas

in wine, there is truth.

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de gustibus non est disputandum

one ought not to argue about tastes

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obiter dictum

said by the way

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exit

he goes out

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inter alia

among other things

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fiat

let it be done

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a fortiori

from a stronger position

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summum bonum

the highest good

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reductio ad absurdum

reduction to absurdity

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infra dig.

infra dignitatem

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seriatim

in series

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gloria in excelsis

glory in the highest

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infra dignitatem

beneath one's dignity

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peccavi

I have sinned

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argumentum ex silentio

an argument based on silence

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Paternoster

Our Father (the opening words of the Lord's Prayer; used as a title for it)

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pons asinorum

bridge of donkeys (used to indicate a difficult stage in any study)

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morituri te salutamus

we, destined to die, salute you

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in situ

in place (i.e., in its original position)

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ad nauseam

to (the point of) nausea (i.e., too much)

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credo

I believe

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in toto

on the whole (i.e., generally or entirely)

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de minimis non curat lex

the law does not care about the smallest things

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minutiae

trifles (i.e., minor details)

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lapsus calami

a slip of the pen

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pro rata

according to a fixed (share)

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cui bono?

To whose advantage?

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vox populi

the voice of the people

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pro bono publico

for the people's good

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nem. con.

nemine contradicente

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verbum sat sapienti

a word to the wise is sufficient

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post hoc ergo propter hoc

after this, therefore because of this

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in extremis

among the last things (i.e., at the point of death)

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alumnus

foster child

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in vacuo

in emptiness (i.e., without considering other factors)

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litteratim

letter by letter (i.e., literally)

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mirabile dictu

amazing to say

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in posse

in possibility

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dies irae

day of wrath

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mutatis mutandis

having changed the things which must be changed

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O tempora! O mores!

Oh, the times! Oh, the customs!

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te deum

(We praise) thee, God

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ultima Thule

furthest Thule (used of a distant place)

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pace

by the leave of (used to express polite diagreement)

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viva voce

by the living voice

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pari passu

at an equal pace

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de novo

anew

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data

things given

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locum tenens

one holding a place (i.e., a substitute)

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sursum corda

(lift) up your hearts

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nolens volens

willy-nilly

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nil desperandum

nothing is to be despaired of

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genius loci

the spirit of the place

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nemine contradicente

no one contradicting (i.e., unanimously)

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nunc dimittis

now you depart (said at the dismissal of a faithful servant)

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in propria persona

in one's own character

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vivat

may he live

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sanctum sanctorum

holy of holies

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in esse

in being, existing

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ignis fatuus

foolish fire

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multum in parvo

much in little

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emeritus

discharged (i.e., retired)

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ex nihilo nihil fit

nothing is made from nothing