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Word of the Day – June 30 – Disinformation

Noun: Disinformation  (dis-in-fer-MAY-shun) Definition: False information deliberately and often covertly spread (as by the planting of rumors) in order to influence public opinion or obscure the truth. Sample sentence: The writer’s latest book examines the effects of propaganda and disinformation during the Cold War.

The most expensive things we carry are in our hearts, not in our pockets.

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Adjective: Piebald  (PAHY-bawld) Definition: 1. Having patches of black and white or of other colors; parti-colored. 2. A piebald animal, especially a horse. Sample sentence: Of all the horses in the paddock, the piebald was the prettiest.

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At the end of the day, the only questions you should ask yourself are…Did I love enough? Did I laugh enough? Did I make a difference?

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Noun: Swashbuckler  (SWAWSH-buhk-ler) Definition: A swaggering swordman, soldier, or adventurer; daredevil. Sample sentence: I love a good movie with a damsel in distress who gets rescued by a handsome swashbuckler.

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Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.

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Noun: Hobbit  (HOB-it) Definition: A member of a fictitious peaceful and genial race of small humanlike creatures that dwell underground. Sample sentence: Anthony attended the science-fiction and fantasy convention dressed like a hobbit.

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We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever. The goal is to create something that will.

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Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present and I have the power to make it happen.

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Noun: Roustabout  (ROWSS-tuh-bowt) Definition: 1. A deckhand or a person who loads and unloads ships at a seaport. 2. An unskilled or semiskilled laborer, especially in an oil field or refinery. 3. A circus worker who erects and dismantles tents, cares for the grounds, and handles animals and equipment. 4. A person with no permanent […]

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