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English contains quite a few French words and expressions, esp. in books, belles-lettres and media. Here are a couple of them.

ARTISTE [ɑːrˈtiːst] (with a longer ee sound in the middle) is a skilled adept public performer, esp. a musical or theatrical entertainer, dancer or singer: a cabaret artist. 

"This music-hall artiste enjoyed a lot of notoriety last year."

It's also a word for an artistic person or a person with artistic pretensions. It's usually terrible overly-wordy poetry, but can apply to paintings, prose, etc., that no one gets.

"Ugh, that artiste's back again for another reading."

Often used ironically for an individual demonstrating little professional skill or passion, who believes themselves to be a performer while the world would disagree. 

"He greeted me in his artiste guise, kissing air above each of my ears."

CORSAGE [kɔːrˈsɑːʒ], in AmE, is a bouquet of flowers worn on a woman's dress or around her wrist. Most commonly seen at prom or similar events. 

"I gave a corsage to my gf at the prom."

It's traditional for your prom date to give you a corsage.

"Instead of a corsage, he brought me a plastic duck he'd stolen from a Chi Chi's restaurant."

CRITIQUE [krɪˈtiːk] is a critical analysis or evaluation of a work, or the art of criticizing. 

"They gave a fair and honest critique of her art."

As a verb, critique means to review or examine something critically.

"Please critique this performance."

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