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Adjective: Semelparous  (seh-MEL-puh-rus) Definition: Reproducing or breeding only once in a lifetime. Example sentence: The article’s author is a scientist who spent years studying semelparous butterflies.

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Sometimes your soulmate is yourself. Sometimes you have to be the love of your life until you discover that type of love in someone else.

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Adjective: Heuristic  (hyoo-RIS-tik) Definition: Encouraging a person to learn, discover, understand, or solve problems on his or her own, as by experimenting, evaluating possible answers or solutions, or by trial and error. Example sentence: Mrs. Groondyke was my favorite teacher in elementary school with her heuristic style of educating her class.    

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Careful words make for a careful life. Careless words may ruin everything.

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If you aren’t careful, your whole life could be “I’ll be happy when…”

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Verb: Jubilate  (JOO-buh-layt) Definition: To rejoice. Example sentence: The birth of a baby boy, after three girls, was a good reason for Neil to jubilate.

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Noun: Ablution  (uh-BLOO-shun) Definition: 1: The washing of one’s body or part of it, as in a religious rite. 2: The act or action of bathing, used in plural form. Example sentence: Francis awakened at dawn every day to perform his ablutions.

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No one will question your integrity if your integrity is not questionable.

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Verb: Welter  (WEL-ter) Definition: 1: To writhe, toss, wallow: also, to rise and fall or toss about in or with waves. 2: To become deeply sunk, soaked, or involved. 3: To be in turmoil. Example sentence: The high waves caused the debris from the shipwreck to welter about and eventually wash up on the shore.

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When the wrong people leave your life, the right things start to happen.

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