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Noun: Divarication  (dye-vair-uh-KAY-shun) Definition: 1. The action, process, or fact of spreading apart. 2. A divergence of opinion. Sample sentence: The team of botanists studied the growth patterns of the trees, including the divarication of their branches.

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As you waste your breath complaining about life, someone out there is breathing their last. Be thankful for what you have and stop complaining. Live more. Complain less. Have more smiles, less stress.

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Noun: Lido  (LEE-doh) Definition: A fashionable beach resort. Sample sentence: Sharon bought a new bathing suit in anticipation of her upcoming vacation at a luxurious lido.

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A healthy lifestyle is not just about what you eat. It is also what you consume mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

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Adjective: Tantamount  (TAN-tuh-mount) Definition: Equivalent in value, significance, or effect. Sample sentence: The boss had told Morris that he was being reassigned to the shipping department, and he knew that it was tantamount to a demotion.

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Don’t wait until you’ve reached your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of every step you take toward reaching your goal.

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Noun: Rathskeller  (RAHT-skel-er) Definition: A usually basement tavern or restaurant. Sample sentence: Beneath the main floor of Kytoler’s in Kilkenny, Ireland, is the rathskellar that is much like a cave, and is the original part of the historical tavern.

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Many people spend too much time trying to be the captain of someone else’s boat. Learn to be a lighthouse and the boats will find their way.

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Noun: Pratfall  (PRAT-fawl) Definition: 1. A fall in which one lands on the buttocks, often regarded as comical or humiliating. 2. A humiliating blunder or defeat. Sample sentence: Jerry Lewis, one of the most brilliant physical comedians, would always have at least one pratfall in each comedy routine.

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Relationships: It’s more than just dates, holding hands and kissing. It’s about accepting each other’s weirdness and flaws. It’s about being yourself and finding happiness together. It’s about seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

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