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le mot juste

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le mot juste rate
(Expression) (French). The right word, something perfectly expressed.
Usage: For le mot juste, the denotative and connotative meanings are similar.

le mot juste rate
(Expression) literally, "the right word" (French). Usually used when the speaker/writer wants to indicate that he/she is looking for a gentler term to describe something unpleasant or inappropriate.
Usage: The host took the skimpily-dressed guest aside and said, "I'm so glad you came, but your attire is, what is le mot juste, a tad light."


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