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Word of the Day – Aug. 15 – Perfunctory

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Adjective: Perfunctory  (per-FUHNGK-tuh-ree) Definition: Done without interest or care; unenthusiastic. Example sentence: He gave a perfunctory speech that did little to excite the crowd.  

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 15

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There are few things more pathetic than those who have lost their curiosity and sense of adventure, and who no longer care to learn.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 14 – Pittance

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Noun: Pittance  (PIT-ns) Definition: A very small amount. Example sentence: They only paid the man a pittance for all the hard work he did.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 14

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Confidence isn’t walking into a room with your nose in the air, thinking you are better than anyone else; it’s about walking into a room and not having to compare yourself with anyone in the first place.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 11

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The plan for your life far exceeds the circumstances of today.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 11 – Ostentatious

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Adjective: Ostentatious  (os-ten-TAY-shuhs) Definition: Showy, flamboyant, conspicuous, or pretentious. Example sentence: Despite the disapproval of his wife, he decided to buy the more ostentatious Mercedes instead of the American sedan.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 10

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Our lives improve only when we take chances… and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 10 – Enigma

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Noun: Enigma  (ih-NIG-mah) Definition: A mystery; something hard to understand or explain. Example sentence: It is an enigma to me how he pulled four rabbits and a chainsaw out of the hat.  

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 9

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No matter how far you have traveled in the wrong direction, you can always turn around.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 9 – Splenetic

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Adjective: Splenetic  (splih-NET-ik) Definition: Marked by bad temper, malevolence, or spite. Example sentence: Drew emailed the article to Kara, warning her to avoid the splenetic comments at the bottom of the page.

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