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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An awkward clash.

Usage examples (28)
  • He tried to smooth over his contretemps with the policeman
  • Noun, : He caused a minor contretemps by knocking over his drink
  • I would like to experience more 'contretemps' in order to puruse artistic abilities.
  • Aston Villa's Nigel Reo-Coker returns to training after 'contretemps' for more
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