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Word of the Day – Aug. 14 – Gloaming

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Noun: Gloaming  (GLOH-ming) Definition: Twilight, dusk. Sample sentence: As the last of the sunlight died out of the sky, we sat in the gloaming reflecting on the special moments of our day.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 13 – Rimple

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Verb: Rimple  (RIM-puhl) Definition: To wrinkle, crumple or crease Noun: Rimple Definition: A wrinkle Sample sentence: Brenda sat very carefully in the car on the way to the dance so as not to cause nary a rimple in her pretty dress.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 13

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It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 12 – Lambent

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Adjective: Lambent  (LAM-buhnt) Definition: 1. Dealing lightly and gracefully with a subject; brilliantly playful. 2. Running or moving lightly over a surface. 3. Softly bright or radiant. Sample sentence: The sea that night gleamed with the moon’s lambent silver and provided a perfect backdrop for young lovers strolling along the shore.  

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 12

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The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others on how you want to be treated. Don’t settle for anything other than respect.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 11 – Balkanize

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Verb: Balkanize  (BAWL-kuh-nyze) Definition: 1. To break up (as a region or a group) into smaller, often hostile units. 2. Divide, compartmentalize. Sample sentence: Richard would like to balkanize his life into personal and professional spheres, but being a public figure, his private life resounds with his public concerns.    

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 11

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Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not wonder, not imagine, not obsess. Just breathe and have faith that everything will work out for the best.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 8 – Chicane

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Verb: Chicane  (shih-KAYN) Definition: To use deception: to trick or cheat. Sample sentence: Claiming to be their long-lost grandson, the scammer tried to chicane the elderly couple into wiring money to him.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Aug. 8

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Just because you don’t look like the other “crayons” in the box, does not mean you still can’t make the most beautiful pictures. Don’t you ever give up on you! You are simply amazing!

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Word of the Day – Aug. 7 – Execrate

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Verb: Execrate  (EK-suh-krayt) Definition: 1. To declare to be evil or detestable: denounce. 2. To detest utterly. Sample sentence: The principal sought to execrate the person who stole the cash box from the office in front of the entire school.

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