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Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.

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Noun: Theriac  (THEER-ee-ak) Definition: 1: A mixture of many drugs and honey formerly held to be an antidote to poison. 2: A remedy for all ills: cure-all. Example sentence: Government authorities try to monitor the manufacturing of theriac to ensure that the public is not hoodwinked.

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When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you.

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Noun: Golem  (GOH-lum) Definition: 1: An artificial being in Hebrew folklore endowed with life. 2: Someone or something resembling a golem, such as an automaton or blockhead. Example sentence: I really don’t remember much about the golem in my dream, except it had big feet with large clay toes.

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You’ll never find the right person until you let go of the wrong one.

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Adverb: Verbatim  (ver-BAY-tim) Definition: In exact words: word for word. Example sentence: The coach was quoted verbatim the article announcing that she would retire at the end of the season.

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If someone has a problem with you, always remember, it’s their problem.

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Noun: Morass  (muh-RASS) Definition: 1: Marsh, swamp. 2: A situation that traps, confuses or impedes. 3: An overwhelming or confusing mass or mixture. Example sentence: Delivering items once the online sales are complete means navigating a morass of regulations from shippers, insurance companies and foreign governments.

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Adjective: Epistemic  (ep-uh-STEE mik) Definition: Of or relating to knowledge or knowing: cognitive. Example sentence: Professor Rich is convinced that the quest for epistemic certainty is a foolhardy one.

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Forget what hurt you, but never forget what it taught you.

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