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Latin Phrases

Always faithful................................................. Semper Fidelis (Marine motto)
Always ready.......................................... Semper Paratus (Coast Guard motto)
Thus ever to tyrants................................. Sic semper tyrannis (Virginia motto)
Faster, higher, stronger........................... Citius, altius, fortius (Olympic motto)
Something for something ......................................................... Quid pro quo
Time flies............................................................................... Tempus fugit
Method of operation............................................................. Modus operandi
A god out of a machine....................................................... Deus ex machina
Lamb of God................................................................................Agnus dei
Nurturing mother....................................................................... Alma mater
Wise man...............................................................................Homo Sapien
Seize the day........................................................................... Carpe diem
Seize the night...................................................................... Carpe noctem
I think, therefore I am........................................................ Cogito ergo sum
No contest........................................................................ Nolo contendere
Friend of the court................................................................. Amicus curiae
Court order.......................................................................... Habeas corpus
Not of sound mind......................................................... Non compos mentis
Under penalty............................................................................. Subpoena
It does not follow................................................................... Non sequitur
In wine, truth..................................................................... In vino, veritas
From many, one................................................................. E pluribus unum
Entirely......................................................................................... En toto
End justifies the means.....................................................Exitus acta porbat
Go on without limit................................................................... Ad infinitum
In glass........................................................................................In vitero
In the womb..................................................................................In Utero
Good faith.................................................................................. Bona fide
As such.......................................................................................... Per se
Buyer beware...................................................................... Caveat emptor
Not present............................................................................. In absentia
On the first face....................................................................... Prima facie
For example.................................................................Exempli gratia (e.g.)
That is................................................................................... Id est (i.e.)
In matter of..................................................................................... In re
By the fact................................................................................ Ipso facto
From the fact............................................................................... De facto
After the fact........................................................................ Ex post facto
For all........................................................................................ Omnibus
For the moment....................................................................... Ex tempore
Oh, the time, oh, the morals......................................... O tempora, O mores
Roman peace......................................................................... Pax Romana
And you, Brutus........................................................................ Et tu Brute
Under the voice........................................................................ Sotto voce
Slip of the tongue................................................................Lapsus linguea
Someone not welcome.................................................... Persona non grata
Without a fee............................................................................. Pro bono
For this purpose............................................................................ Ad hoc
Before the war........................................................................ Antebellum
With great praise............................................................ Magna cum laude
In good faith............................................................................. Bona fide
Behold the man........................................................................ Ecce homo
Solid Earth.............................................................................. Terra firma
Unknown territory............................................................... Terra incognita
In the middle level................................................................... Mezzanine
In the middle age....................................................................... Mesozoic
Racecourse.............................................................................. Curriculum
Make alike................................................................................. Facsimile
Almost an island........................................................................ Peninsula
Elsewhere........................................................................................ Alibi
Solemnity....................................................................................Gravitas
Up the ladder............................................................................. Escalator
Sound.......................................................................................... Sonata
Listen.............................................................................................. Audi
Sweet song................................................................................. Dulcimer
Servant........................................................................................... Valet
To speak alone........................................................................... Soliloquy
Handwritten............................................................................. Manuscript
Little hand.................................................................................. Manacle
Leaf ............................................................................................... Folio
Little worm............................................................................... Vermillion
Bear...............................................................................................Orson

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