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Adjective: Parochial  (pah-ROH-kee-ul) Definition: Narrowly restricted in scope or outlook. Sample sentence: After moving to a big city, she had little patience for what she considered to be her parents’ parochial attitudes.

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You’re not a failure until you start blaming others for your mistakes.

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Adjective: Vertiginous  (Ver-tuh- JIH-nus) Definition: Having or causing a whirling sensation. Sample sentence: At the end of the trail, they still faced a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff.

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Be a lover, not a fighter. But always fight for what you love.

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Noun: Phalanx  (fah-LANKS) Definition: 1. A compact or close-knit group of people. 2. A formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears. Sample sentence: The party members disagreed on many topics, but when it came to social issues, they formed a solid phalanx.

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You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequences of your choice.

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Look with hope to the horizon of today,  for today is all we truly have. Live this day well.

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Verb: Purport  (per-PORT) Definition: 1. To have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming (something implied or inferred) 2. Intend, purpose. Sample sentence: The authors purport to offer irrefutable proof of a conspiracy, but in reality their book gives us nothing but unproven conjecture.

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You are strong enough to cope with life’s necessary ups and downs. Be in every moment, the special person you are truly meant to be. Believe in your own power ; your own potential, and your own innate goodness.

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Noun: Brume  (BROOM) Definition: Mist; fog Sample sentence: The silver brume swirled around the town on the early spring morning, making the morning commute a little hazardous.

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