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Noun: Oxymoron  (ahk-sih-MOR-on) Definition: A combination of contradictory or incongruous words; broadly, something (such as a concept) that is made up of contradictory or incongruous elements. Sample sentence: A “healthy snack” sounds like an oxymoron to those used to defining snacks as candy bars and chips. Like and Share with your friends

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If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Ergonomic  (er-guh-NAH-mik) Definition: 1. Of or relating to the science of designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely. 2. Designed or arranged for safe, comfortable and efficient use. Sample sentence: Clara hoped the ergonomic arrangement of her new workstation would help reduce the daily […]

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When you can no longer change the situation you are in, remove yourself from that situation. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Rechauffe  (ray-shoh-FAY) Definition: 1. Something presented in a new form without change of substance: rehash. 2, A warmed-over dish of food. Sample sentence: The day after any holiday, it is a tradition at our house to serve a rechauffe rather than cook a full meal. Like and Share with your friends

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Stand as close to the edge as you can without going over. Out on the edge you can see all kinds of things you can’t see from the center. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Incommensurable  (in-kuh-MEN-suh-ruh-bul) Definition: Lacking a basis of comparison in respect to quality normally subject to comparison. Sample sentence: The two theories are incommensurable, making any attempt at comparison across disciplines ridiculous. Like and Share with your friends

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Worry is a total waste of time. It doesn’t change anything. All it does is steal your joy and keeps you very busy doing nothing. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Mellifluous  ( muh-LIFF-luh-wus) Definition: 1. Having a smooth rich flow. 2. Filled with something (such as honey) that sweetens. Sample sentence: The young diva has a powerful mellifluous voice that makes her album a sweet aural confection. Like and Share with your friends

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Before you assume, learn the facts. Before you judge, understand why. Before you hurt someone, feel. Before you speak, think. Like and Share with your friends

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