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Do not compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is about. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Retronym  (REH-troh-nim) Definition: A term (such as an analog watch or snail mail) that is newly created and adopted to distinguish the original or older version form, or example of something from other, more recent versions, forms or examples. Sample sentence: First came the paperback book, differentiated from a book with a cloth or […]

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Success in life is not a matter so much of talent or opportunity, but of concentration and perseverence.   Like and Share with your friends

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Just as every bit of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time.     Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Brobdingnagian  (brob-ding-NAG-ee-un) Definition: Marked by tremendous size. Sample sentence: Our little dog was frightened by the brobdingnagian proportions of the statues in the park. Like and Share with your friends

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The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.     Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Legerdemain  (lej-er-duh-MAYN) Definition: 1. Sleight of hand. 2. A display of skill and adroitness. Sample sentence: The company’s accountant used financial legerdemain to conceal its true revenues and avoided paying $2 million in taxes as a result. Like and Share with your friends

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The first step to knowledge is to know that we are ignorant. Like and Share with your friends

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Verb: Constellate  (KAHN-stuh-layt) Definition: 1. To unite in a cluster. 2. To set or adorn with or as if with constellations. Sample sentence: The members of the family seemed destined to constellate around the table, held by the gravity of their affection for each other. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Anabasis  (uh-NAB-us-sis) Definition: 1. A going or marching up: advance, especially a military advance. 2. A difficult and dangerous military retreat. Sample sentence: Reluctantly, the general ordered a hasty anabasis in the face of overwhelming opposing forces. Like and Share with your friends

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