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Word of the Day – July 28 – Numinous

Adjective: Numinous  (NOO-muh-nus) Definition: 1: Supernatural: mysterious. 2: Filled with the sense of the presence of divinity: holy. 3: Appealing to the higher emotions or to the aesthetic sense: spiritual. Example sentence: Pilgrims to the shrine spoke to the congregation about their numinous experiences.

Pride will always be the longest distance between two people.

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Verb: Doff  (DAHF) Definition: 1: To remove an article of wear from the body. Also, to take off the hat in greeting or as a sign of respect. 2: To rid oneself of: put aside. Example sentence: When we arrived at the lake, it didn’t take very long for the children to doff their shoes […]

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Imagine what seven billion humans could accomplish if we all loved and respected each other.

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People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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Verb: Winkle  (WINK-ul) Definition: 1: To displace, remove, or evict from a position. 2: To obtain or draw out by effort. Example sentence: The office staff tried to winkle the manager out because they didn’t like his demeanor, but were unsuccessful because he was the son of the company’s CEO.

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Verb: Berate  (bih-RAYT) Definition: To scold or condemn vehemently and at length. Example sentence: When Ben arrived home way past curfew without so much as a phone call or text, he knew his mother would berate him for his lack of consideration.

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Sometimes you just gotta know when to turn the page and move on.

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Noun: Megillah  (muh-GIL-uh) Definition: A lengthy and tediously complicated situation or matter. Example sentence: Just give me the facts, not the whole megillah.

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Everything you do is based on the choices you make. It’s not your parents, your past relationships, your job, the economy, the weather, an argument or your age that is to blame. You and only you are responsible for every decision and choice you make. Period.

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