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One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is only an opportunity to begin again more intelligently. No one can go back and change a bad beginning, but anyone can start anything anytime and create a successful ending. If you wait to be happy, you will wait forever. But if you start to be happy, […]

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Adjective: Diffident  (DIF-uh-dunt) Definition: 1. Hesitant in acting or speaking through lack of self-confidence. 2. Reserved, unassertive. Sample sentence: Always diffident and soft-spoken, Tony did not raise any objection when the cashier overcharged him for his purchase.

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The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible,  and achieves the impossible. Negative thoughts bring you down. Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties today of its strength. Be a positive thinker!

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Noun: Turducken  (terDUCK-un) Definition: A boneless chicken stuffed into a boneless duck stuffed into a boneless turkey. Sample sentence: For your next dinner party, you might want to take a shot at making turducken.

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Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak to you. And remember, you have two ears and only one mouth, so you should listen twice as much as you speak.

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Noun: Poutine  (poo-TEEN) Definition: A dish of French fries covered with brown gravy and cheese curds. Sample sentence: Although classic poutine is a simple dish, it is one of the most popular items on the menu at the fancy, new Canadian restaurant.

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Fearless people embrace the flow of life with perseverance and determination. They view life as an adventure, not an ordeal.

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Adjective: Incongruous  (in-KAHN-gruh-wus) Definition: Lacking congruity, not harmonious, incompatible, not conforming, disagreeing, inconsistent within itself. Sample sentence: The sight of a horse and carriage amongst the cars on the road was a bit incongruous.

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Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it.

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Verb: Matriculate  (muh-TRIK-yuh-layt) Definition: To enroll as a member of a body and especially of a college or university. Sample sentence: A spokesperson for the college said the school is expected to matriculate approximately 1,000 students for the fall semester.

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