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Verb: Premiate  (PREE-mee-eyt) Definition: To grant a prize or an award to. Example sentence: The community awaited the decision from the mayor about which buildings he would premiate to be designated landmarks.

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Noun: Rodomontade  (rod-uh-mon-TEYD) Definition: 1: Vainglorious boasting or bragging: pretentious blustery talk. 2: Bragging. 3. To boast, brag; talk big. Example sentence: When the election year is finally done, we will all be tired of hearing the rodomontade from all the candidates.

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Happiness is a choice,  not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy.

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Nobody makes you angry. You decide to make anger your response.

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Adjective: Somnolent  (SAHM-nuh-lunt) Definition: 1: Of a kind likely to induce sleep. 2: Inclined to or heavy with sleep: drowsy or sleepy. Example sentence: George, the somnolent ginger cat, was curled up by my feet all evening long while I watched t.v.

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Adjective or adverb: A capella  (ah-kuh-PEL-uh) Definition: Without instrumental accompaniment. Example sentence: The audience quieted when the singer walked out and began singing a cappella.

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The devil whispers “You can’t withstand the storm.” The warrior replies ” I am the storm.”

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Why should we only “Rest in Peace?” Why don’t we live in peace, too?

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Adjective: Lexical  (LEK-sih-kul) Definition: 1: Of or relating to words or the vocabulary of a language as distinguished from its grammar and construction. 2: Of or relating to a lexicon or to lexicography. Example sentence: For her paper on youth slang, Elyse studied the lexical habits of her generation versus those of her parents and […]

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You can get fired from your job, but you can’t get fired from your gift. So find your gift and you will always have work.  

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