Panache

n. 1. Dash; verve. 2. A bunch of feathers or a plume, esp. on a helmet.

Celia didn’t eat anything, but sat quietly on one of the couches, handling her martini glass and cigarette with more panache than anything I’d ever seen.

Elizabeth Gilbert, City of Girls

Recherché

adj. 1. Uncommon; rare. 2. Exquisite; choice. 3. Overrefined; forced. 4. Pretentious; overblown.

58 Gin, like many distilleries, offers gin tuition… She handed each of us a clipboard, on which was a list of twenty-six botanicals. Some of these were farily mainstream, like pink grapefruit and chamomile; others were more recharché, like aniseed and cassia.”

Anthony Lane, “Ginmania,” The New Yorker