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Adjective: Controvertible  (KAHN-truh-ver-tuh-bul) Definition: Capable of being disputed or opposed by reason. Sample sentence: A key piece of evidence was found which made the other pieces of evidence in the case controvertible.

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Do it now. Sometimes “later” becomes “never.”

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Verb: Inveigle  (in-VAY-gul) Definition: 1. To win over by wiles: entice. 2. To acquire by ingenuity or flattery: wangle. Sample sentence: I was relieved when I finally managed to inveigle her assistant into fitting me into the doctor’s busy schedule.

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Never ignore someone who cares for you because someday you’ll realize you lost a diamond while you were looking for stones.

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Adjective: Rhadamanthine  (rad-uh-MAN-thun) Definition: Rigorously strict or just. Sample sentence: The judge took the maliciousness of the crime into account and decided upon a rhadamanthine punishment.

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No matter how big your house is, how recent your car is, or how big your bank account is, the grave is still going to be the same size. Stay humble.

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Noun: Nonage  (NAH-nij) Definition: 1. Minority. 2. A period of youth: a lack of maturity. Sample sentence: Enlightenment is man’s emergence from his self-imposed nonage.

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It’s not how big the house is, it is how happy the home is that really matters.

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Noun: Mythomania  (mith-uh-MAY-nee-uh) Definition: An excessive or abnormal propensity for lying and exaggerating. Sample sentence: Ruby is a real drama queen and one can never trust the extent of her mythomania.

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Sometimes when things are falling apart it’s for the best. It might seem like the end, but actually it can be the beginning of greater things to come. Things that you were hoping for and praying for can now enter into your life. Prepare for it.

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