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1

congeries

collection, a pile, a heap

2

effluvia

the smell of rotting matter

3

extempore

off-hand

4

gratis

for free

5

interim

between two different times

6

prospectus

brief sketch to the future

7

ad hoc

adj.

addresses a particular issue

8

ad nauseam

adv.

to extremety

9

de facto

adj.

exists but no law for it-in reality

10

ex officio

adj.

serving official

11

ex post facto

adj.

illegal

12

ipso facto

adv.

assumption

13

modus operandi (MO)

noun

manner of opperating

14

non sequitor

it does not follow, incorrect conclusion

15

per se

adv.

in and of itself

16

prima facie

on first apperance

17

sic

thus

18

sine qua non

without which not