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Word of the Day – Aug. 22 – Ingratiating

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Adjective: Ingratiating  (in-GRAY-shee-ay-ting) Definition: Attempting to gain favor of another. Example sentence: His ingratiating comments to the boss got him a promotion and a raise.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 21

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Life is kind of like a party. You invited a lot of people, some leave early, some leave late, some laugh with you and some laugh at you. But in the end, after all the fun, there are a few who stay and help you clean up the mess. And most of the time, they […]

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Word of the Day – Aug. 21 – Predilection

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Noun: Predilection  (pred-uh-LEK-shun) Definition: A natural liking or strong preference. Example sentence: I’ve never known a child that doesn’t have a predilection for ice cream.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 18

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Silence is the best way to respond to a fool.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 18 – Apotheosis

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Noun: Apotheosis  (uh-poth-ee-OH-sis) Definition: The perfect example of something. Example sentence: By many, Google’s services are seen as the apotheosis of information technology’s world-changing impact.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 17

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Sometimes you have to accept the fact that certain things will never go back to how they used to be.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 17 – Mundane

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Adjective: Mundane  (muhn-DAYN) Definition: Ordinary, boring, routine. Example sentence: Working on an assembly line was the most mundane job I have ever had.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 16

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Life is a funny thing. We only get so many years to live it, so we have to do everything we can to make sure those years are as full as they can be. We shouldn’t waste time on things that might happen someday, or maybe even never.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 16 – Alacrity

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Noun: Alacrity  (uh-LAK-rih-tee) Definition: Cheerful eagerness or willingness. Example sentence: I was hoping to see more alacrity from the group, but most of them seemed reluctant to help me out on the new project.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 15 – Perfunctory

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Adjective: Perfunctory  (per-FUHNGK-tuh-ree) Definition: Done without interest or care; unenthusiastic. Example sentence: He gave a perfunctory speech that did little to excite the crowd.  

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