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Latin Expressions Amsco


undefined, object
copy deck
ars artis gratia
for art's sake
ars longa, vita brevis
art is long, life short
bona fide
in good faith; genuine
carpe diem
sieze the day
caveat emptor
let the buyer beware (for he buys at his own risk)
corpus delicti
the body of the crime
cum grano salis
with a grain of salt
de facto
in fact; actual
de gustibus non est disputandum
there is no accounting for tastes; everyone to his own taste
de iure
by right; legally
de mortuis nil nisi bonum
of the dead say nothing but good
divide et impera
divide and rule (Roman policy of conquest best exemplified by Caesar)
Dum spiro, spero
While I breathe, I hope (motto of South Carolina)
E pluribus unum
Out of many, one
(motto found on the Great Seal of the United States)
errare humanum est
to err is human

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