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Adjective: Backstairs  (BAK-stairz) Definition: Secret. furtive, sorid, scandalous. Sample sentence: The article accuses the influential Washington lobbyist of having been involved in a number of backstairs deals to limit regulation of financial institutions.

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Noun: Southpaw  (SOUTH-paw) Definition: Left-hander; especially a left-handed baseball pitcher. Sample sentence: The little league team’s  best pitcher was a southpaw.

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Don’t dwell on those who let you down. Cherish those who hold you up.

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Sometimes saying “sorry” is the most difficult thing on earth. But, it’s the cheapest thing to save the most expensive gift called relationship.

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Noun: Gibbosity  (gi-BOS-i-tee) Definition: 1. A protuberance or swelling. 2. A state of being gibbous. Sample sentence: The big gibbosity on John’s face was caused by a raging staph infection and it caused him great pain.

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No one in this world is pure and perfect. If you avoid people for their mistakes, you will always be alone in this world. So, judge less and love more.

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Noun: Gloaming  (GLOH-ming) Definition: Twilight, dusk. Sample sentence: As the last of the sunlight died out of the sky, we sat in the gloaming reflecting on the special moments of our day.

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Verb: Rimple  (RIM-puhl) Definition: To wrinkle, crumple or crease Noun: Rimple Definition: A wrinkle Sample sentence: Brenda sat very carefully in the car on the way to the dance so as not to cause nary a rimple in her pretty dress.

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It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.

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Adjective: Lambent  (LAM-buhnt) Definition: 1. Dealing lightly and gracefully with a subject; brilliantly playful. 2. Running or moving lightly over a surface. 3. Softly bright or radiant. Sample sentence: The sea that night gleamed with the moon’s lambent silver and provided a perfect backdrop for young lovers strolling along the shore.  

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