Saturday, May 26, 2018

Complaisance

Complaisance [ kuh’ m-PLEY-suh’ ns, -zuh ’ns, KOM-pluh’-zans ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 affability, agreeableness or amiability
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The complaisance of the intern earned him popularity at the workplace.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Faux pas

Faux pas [ foh PAH ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 blunder, misconduct, social mistake, false step or error in etiquette
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Debutantes were warned about the various faux pas and how to avoid them.