the mot juste

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the mot juste

  (formal)
the word or phrase that exactly describes what you want to say I'm searching for the mot juste to describe him. Unusual, I think, is the best way of saying it.
See also: mot
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Come, speak frankly, mon fils; elle est encore jeune, plus agee que toi peut-etre, mais juste asset pour unir la tendresse d'une petite maman a l'amour d'une epouse devouee; n'est-ce pas que cela t'irait superieurement?
Elle s'adosse a la resolution 1514 qui consacre le droit des peuples a l'autodetermination, en preconisant un reglement juste de ce conflit devant deboucher sur un referendum d'autodetermination, tel que stipule dans toutes les resolutions et decisions du Conseil de securite et de l'Assemblee generale des Nations unies.
Alors qu'ils jeunent, je voulais aussi jeuner juste 1 heure.
Obi Anoruo gave the Welsh side a great start with a fifth-minute strike, but Jason St Juste levelled a minute later for North Ferriby.
DEALING WITH JASON ST JUSTE THE official man of the match, St Juste was excellent in the second half, given time and space on the left-hand side to terrorise Steve Tomassen.
Red Dragons keeper Andy Coughlin denied Danny Clarke and the everdangerous Jason St Juste in one-onones either side of half-time as United, who ply their trade a level below Wrexham in the Conference North, battled to get back on terms in front of a crowd of 14,585.
Red Dragons keeper Andy Coughlin denied Danny Clarke and the ever-dangerous Jason St Juste in one-on-ones either side of half-time as United, who ply their trade a level below Wrexham in the Conference North, battled to get back on terms in front of a crowd of 14,585.
But as Jason St Juste hopped aboard for a magical mystery bus tour of never-ending contraflows and speed cameras on the M1, he was solving the biggest dilemma of his career.
Investor Mark Saint Juste along with former Federal Agent and polygraph expert Joe Paolella partnered to administer the test in a new way: BEFORE the financial crime occurs.
A pylgrimmage was not, juste then, they thought the proper Place
Khartoum, 18 Juillet (SUNA) - Le Chef de l'Union Generale des Etudiants Soudanais, AL-Nayal Al-Fadhil, a affirme le soutien des etudiants soudanais a la juste cause palestinienne et la disposition du mouvement des etudiants soudanais a combattre a Gaza.
L'Espagne soutient la recherche d'une solution "politique juste, durable et mutuellement acceptable" a la question du Sahara marocain, a declare, mercredi soir au siege des Nations Unis a New York, le President du gouvernement espagnol, Mariano Rajoy.
Les Francais, qui ont domine la rencontre avec sept tirs cadres contre un, ont ete sauves de la defaite dans les dernieres minutes par un defenseur qui a degage le ballon juste devant sa ligne de but.
The Croft Park club lost 3-0 at AFC Halifax Town courtesy of goals from Jamiea Rainford, Jamesa Walshaw and Jason Sta Juste.
CHESTER have released midfielder Jason St Juste after he failed to make an impact with the Evo-Stik Division One North club, writes Neil Turner.