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  1. au courant
    up to date, 'current'
  2. blasé
    bored
  3. bourgeois/bourgeoisie
    middle class, lacking in culture/refinement
  4. clairvoyant
    clear sighted, can percieve matters beyond normal senses
  5. complaisant
    willing to please
  6. debonair
    courteous, charming, suave
  7. gauche
    tactless, awkward
  8. maladroit
    clumsy, unskillful
  9. nonchalant
    without concern/enthusiasm
  10. attaché
    an ambassador or minister
  11. chargé d'affaires
    temporary substitute for an ambassador
  12. confrere
    colleague, co-worker
  13. connoisseur
    expert
  14. coterie
    clique
  15. debutante
    young woman just entering society
  16. devotee
    fan, devoted follower
  17. émigre
    refugee
  18. entrepreneur
    one who assumes risks and manages a business
  19. envoy
    diplomatic agent or messenger
  20. gendarme
    armed police officer
  21. gourmand
    glutton
  22. gourmet
    expert in food/drink
  23. ingenue
    naive young woman
  24. maître d'
    headwaiter
  25. martinet
    person who enforces strict discipline
  26. nonpareil
    person of unequalled excellence
  27. nouveaux riches
    newly rich person
  28. parvenu
    person new to wealth without social qualification
  29. protégé
    someone taught/protected by someone of experience or influence
  30. raconteur
    person that excels in telling stories
  31. valet
    manservant that tends to employers' needs

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