enfant terrible


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a person whose unconventional behavior embarrasses others

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Plenty saw its comfortable lead eroded by Enfant Terrible and Rash Gordon on the final day's first three races.
Enfant terrible del teatro mexicano es un documental de no mas de una hora, donde la voz del creador escenico multidisciplinario guia al espectador por los caminos que el ha recorrido.
In the long-running soap opera that was scripted, produced and directed by the enfant terrible of Italian politics, Berlusconi's political career is on the verge of finally being over.
E from her other half, director Rupert Sanders, Although the pair managed to remain under the Hollywood gossip radar for much of their 10-year marriage, they were thrust into the spotlight when Rupes was papped in a clinch with Twilight and enfant terrible Kristen Stewart five months ago.
But then Henson, the enfant terrible of Welsh rugby, threw an outrageous looped blind pass to spark the counter which brought Tom Arscott's try.
La Grece a vaincu la peur", a lance Alexis Tsipras, enfant terrible a 37 ans d'une gauche radicale qui fait trembler les chancelleries europeennes en pronant l'abandon de la cure de redressement prescrite au pays.
The Tunisian scholar-politician Rachid Ghannouchi, once the enfant terrible of political Islam, is now widely hailed as its voice of sanity," Bobby Ghosh, an editor-at-large for Time wrote.
NEW YORK -- Jackson Pollock may lose his record for creating the most expensive painting ever - and not to another enfant terrible of the art world, but to a minor Los Angeles mural painter who happened upon the Facebook offices in 2005.
The Oscar-nominated filmmaker, who began his career in television, had a reputation as an enfant terrible of the British movie world.
The Oscar-nominated film-maker, who began his career in television, had a reputation as an enfant terrible of the British movie world.
Enfant Terrible Astounding record For any trainer to have 17 winners at a meeting is just astounding.
The enfant terrible of the brewing world hit the City this week to launch Equity for Punks - the chance to buy 10,000 shares in the company in [pounds sterling]95 packages.
Notwithstanding his enfant terrible image, many in Bollywood have him to thank for their changed fortunes.
Some think their styles are very different - Terry is as comfortable as an old cardigan and Chris some sort of enfant terrible.
WHEN THE CZECH Republic took over the rotating presidency of the European Union, it asked David Cerny, the enfant terrible of the Czech art world, to produce a sculpture symbolizing European unity and cooperation.