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Adjective: Unctuous  (UNK-chuh-wus) Definition: 1: Fatty, oily, or smooth and greasy in texture or appearance. 2: Plastic. 3. Insincerely smooth in speech and manner. Example sentence: Anna was thankful that the unctuous man who first greeted her at the modeling agency would not be the person she would be working with.

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Nothing in this world compares to the comfort and security of having someone just hold your hand.

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Noun: Wafflestompers  (WAHF-uhl-stom-perz) Definition: Ankle boots with ridged soles, used especially for hiking. Example sentence: Dressed in his checkered flannel shirt, jeans, and wafflestompers, Ted looked like he was about to embark on a trek in the backwoods.

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In a relationship, the essence of trust is not in its bind, but in its bond. So hold the hand of the person whom you love rather than expecting them to hold yours.

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Verb: Hobnob  (HAHB-nahb) Definition: To associate familiarly. Example sentence: The Spring Fling at the country club was a chance to hobnob with the pros before the start of the golf season.

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The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was and the present worse than it is.

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Verb: Batten  (BAT-un) Definition: 1: To grow or make fat: to feed gluttonously. 2: To grow prosperous especially at the expense of another. Example sentence: There have always been unscrupulous individuals who batten on the misfortunes of others.  

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To find peace, you have to be willing to lose your connection with the people, places, and things that create all the noise in your life.

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Adjective: Twee  (TWEE) Definition: Affectedly or excessively dainty, delicate, cute, or quaint. Example sentence: The cutesy knickknacks sold in that shop are a bit twee for my taste.

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What messes us up the most in life is the picture in our head of how it’s supposed to be.

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