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Adjective: Hallowed  (HAL-ohd) Definition: 1. Holy, consecrated. 2. Sacred, revered. Sample sentence: Those who enter Arlington Cemetery should remember they walk on hallowed ground.

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Life isn’t about building walls and hiding behind them. It’s about breaking them down  and expanding beyond them.

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Adjective: Anodyne  (AN-uh-dyne) Definition: 1. Serving to alleviate pain. 2. Not likely to offend or arouse tensions. Sample sentence: The group’s latest album is fairly anodyne, containing a number of lively tunes that are easy on the ears.  

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On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much that we can live free.

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Adjective: Egregious  (ih-GREE-juss) Definition: Conspicuous: especially conspicuously bad or flagrant. Sample sentence: It was  an egregious breach of church etiquette on Kathy’s part when she left her cell phone on during the church service and it ran during the pastor’s prayer.

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In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.

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Noun: Prototype  (PROH-tuh-type) Definition: 1. An original model on which something is patterned. 2. An individual that exhibits the essential features of a later type. 3. A standard or typical example. 4. A first full-scale and usually functional form of a new type or design of a construction. Sample sentence: It is not clear at […]

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If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.

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Verb: Chouse  (CHOWSS) Definition: Cheat, trick. Sample sentence: When we were kids, my brother always tried to chouse when we played card games.

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What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.

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