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Noun: Solipsism  (SOH-lip-sih-zum) Definition:  A theory holding that the self can know nothing but its own modifications and the self is the only existent thing: also, extreme egocentrism. Sample sentence: The actor’s memoirs of the years during which he struggled to break into show business is loaded with so much introspection that it borders on […]

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Friendship isn’t always about who you’ve known the longest. It’s about who walked into your life, said “I’m here for you” and proved it.

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Verb: Expropriate  (ek-SPROH-pree-ayt) Definition: 1. To deprive of possession or proprietary rights. 2. To transfer the property of another to one’s own possession. Sample sentence: The city council rejected a proposal to expropriate private property for the highway expansion.

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The trick to enjoying life is to not waste your days waiting for better ones to come.

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Verb: Wheedle  (WEE-dul) Definition: 1. To influence or entice by soft words or flattery. 2. To gain or get by coaxing or flattering. 3. To use soft words or flattery. Sample sentence: Susie always tried to wheedle the babysitter into letting her stay up an hour past her bedtime.

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Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.

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Without dreams there is nothing to love and without love there is nothing worth dreaming about.

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Adjective: Rapier  (RAY-pee-er) Definition: Extremely sharp or keen. Sample sentence: The wit and keen insight found in Betty’s blog are a testament to her rapier mind.

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Noun: Gutta-percha  (guh-tah-pur-chah Definition: A tough plastic substance from the latex of several Malaysian trees of the sapodilla family that resembles rubber but contains more resin and is used especially as insulation and in dentistry. Sample sentence: My dentist used gutta-percha to fill my tooth after he performed a root canal.

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Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you’ve made. If you want a different result, make different choices.

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