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The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.

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Noun: Talisman  (TAL-iss-mun) Definition: 1: An object held to act as a charm to avert evil and bring good fortune. 2: Something producing apparently magical or miraculous effects. Example sentence: Ever since he was in grade school, Sarah’s grandfather has carried a rabbit’s foot in his pocket as a talisman.

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When someone does something wrong, don’t forget about all the things they did right.

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You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.

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Noun: Sinecure  (SYE-nih-kyoor) Definition: An office or position that requires little or no work and that usually provides an income. Example sentence: After years of hard work at the bottom of the corporate ladder, one can only hope for a sinecure to become available at the top of the ladder before retirement.

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How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great.

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Noun: Williwaw  (WILL-ih-waw) Definition: 1: A sudden violent gust of cold land air common along mountainous coasts of high latitudes. 2: A violent wind. 3: A violent commotion. Example sentence: The sailors had all heard stories of ships capsized in the strait, so they were on alert for any williwaw that might occur.

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People are excited about the new iPhone, but no one has caught up with the awesome technology of using their blinker when they drive.

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Noun: Kangaroo court  (kang-uh-ROO-KORT) Definition: 1: A mock court in which the principles of law and justice are disregarded or perverted. 2: A court marked by irresponsible, unauthorized, or irregular status or procedures. 3: Judgment or punishment given outside of legal procedure. Example sentence: The press decried the tribunal as nothing more than a kangaroo […]

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Your peace is more important than driving yourself crazy trying to understand why something happened the way it did. Let it go.

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