panache

Exam frequency

GRE

high

Banks

high

Civil Services

high

Meaning(s)

do something in a confident and stylish way

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The word ‘panache’ is used to refer to a way of doing things that is not only highly effective, but also seems elegantly effortless and exciting. Such an action typically earns admiration from others as it showcases a great degree of proficiency and assurance. Can be used in both a social and professional context.

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Synonyms brio,pizzazz
Antonyms cumbersome

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  1. Mike delivered the keynote speech with great panache. The audience was captivated from start to finish.

  2. That journalist writes with considerable panache. It makes her very effective at getting her point across.

  3. I admire Patrick’s panache at dealing with difficult customers. He somehow always manages to pacify them.

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