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Noun:Tankini  (tang-KEE-nee) Definition: A woman’s two piece swimsuit consisting of a bikini bottom and a tank top. Sample sentence: Before Laura went on her cruise, she had to decide which bathing suit was more flattering, a bikini or a tankini.  

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When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.  

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Verb: Derogate  (DAIR-uh-gayt) Definition: 1. To cause to seem inferior: disparage. 2. To take away a part so as to impair: detract. 3. To act beneath one’s position or character. Sample sentence: It is easy to derogate the prom committee for its lackluster theme now, but nobody came forward with any better ideas when it […]

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Life is about what happens to you while you are busy making other plans.

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The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

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Noun: Clerisy (KLAIR-uh-see) Definition: Intellectuals who form an artistic, social or political vanguard or elite. Sample sentence: The book’s author claims that a successful society must have both a strong commitment to democratic ideals and a well-established clerisy.

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Adjective: Infinitesimal  (in-fin-ih-TESS-uh-mul) Definition: 1. Taking on values arbitrarily close to but greater than zero. 2. Immeasurably or incalculably small. Sample sentence: Stella includes a lottery ticket in every birthday card she sends, despite the infinitesimal chances that it will be a winner.

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Know yourself, deal with your problems, and work on your weaknesses before competing with others.

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Noun: Pork Barrel  (PORK-BAIR-ul) Definition: Government projects or appropriations yielding rich patronage benefits; also, government funds, jobs or favors distributed by politicians to gain political advantage. Sample sentence: It was apparent that the construction of the new parking garage was not a necessary project, but a pork barrel deal for the business owners who would […]

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In this world, everything is difficult, but everything is possible. Therefore, whenever you face difficulties, know there are possibilities in all you seek.

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