foreign words in English quiz

Foreign Words in English Quiz

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1. We use la dolce vita to talk about the good life, but what does dolce literally mean?
2. Baksheesh derives from the Persian word meaning:
3. If someone has chutzpah they have:
4. In the original German a doppelganger means:
5. What is the literal meaning of tsunami?
6. What is the original meaning of al fresco?
7. Caveat emptor comes from the Latin meaning:
8. What is the literal Latin meaning of non sequitur?
9. If you're guilty of a faux pas you've:
10. A persona non grata is a person who isn't:

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