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Word of the Day – June 27 – Sophomoric

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Adjective: Sophomoric  ( sahf-MOR-ik) Definition: 1. Conceited and overconfident of knowledge but poorly informed and immature. 2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a sophomore. Sample sentence: Judd’s behavior at the party was sophomoric, but I’ve seen a more mature side to him in other settings.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 27

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Enjoy every moment you have, because in life there are no rewinds, only flashbacks. Make sure it’s all worth it.

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Word of the Day – June 26 – Fracking

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Noun: Fracking  (FRACK-ing) Definition: The injection of fluid into shale beds under high pressure in order to free up petroleum resources such as oil or natural gas. Sample sentence: Many environmental supporters have been urging the state government officials to vote for a bill that would ban fracking.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 26

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You may not know what is going to happen when you try, but if you do not try, nothing will happen.  Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. Keep trying!

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Word of the Day – June 25 – Evince

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Verb: Evince  (ih-VINSS) Definition: 1. To constitute outward evidence of. 2. To display clearly: reveal. Sample sentence: Melanie seemed to evince an interest in art at an early age, so nobody was surprised when she grew up to be an award-winning illustrator.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 25

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Respect the old when you are young. Help the weak when you are strong. Confess the fault when you are wrong. Do these things now because one day in life you will be old, weak and wrong.

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Word of the Day – June 24 – Mufti

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Noun: Mufti  (MUFF-tee) Definition: Ordinary dress as distinguished from that denoting an occupation or station; especially, civilian clothes when worn by a person in the armed forces. Sample sentence: Mary’s family is happy to have her home, dressed comfortably in mufti, after a six month tour of duty overseas.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 24

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Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try.

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Word of the Day – June 23 – Gauntlet

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Noun: Gauntlet  (GAWNT-let) Definition: 1. A glove worn with medieval armor to protect the hand. 2. Any of various protective gloves used especially in industry. 3. An open challenge as to combat. 4. A dress glove extending above the wrist. Sample sentence: After dinner, Roger threw down the gauntlet and challenged his brother to a […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – June 23

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One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is only an opportunity to begin again more intelligently. No one can go back and change a bad beginning, but anyone can start anything anytime and create a successful ending. If you wait to be happy, you will wait forever. But if you start to be happy, […]

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