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Adverb: Yestreen  (yeh-STREEN) Definition: 1. During yesterday evening. 2. Yesterday evening: last evening. Sample sentence: Late yestreen, I saw the new moon.

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In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take, relationships we were afraid to have, and decisions we waited too long to make.

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Being miserable is a habit. Being happy is a habit. The choice is yours.

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Adjective: Prudent  (PROO-dunt) Definition: 1. Marked by wisdom or judiciousness. 2. Shrewd in the management of practical affairs. 3. Cautious: discreet. 4. Thrifty: frugal. Sample sentence: The couple’s financial advisor helped them devise a prudent investment strategy.

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Adjective: Bucolic  (byoo-KOL-ik) Definition: 1. Of, pertaining to, or suggesting an idyllic rural life. 2. Of or pertaining to shepherds: pastoral. 3. A pastoral poem. Sample sentence: Despite the fact it was in a city, Blaine loved the bucolic view from her apartment window.

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When the dark clouds of doubt, anger, or worry begin to move upon you, steady yourself in the knowledge that in time, the storm will pass.

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Adjective: Umpteen  (UMP-teen) Definition: Very many: indefinitely numerous. Sample sentence: By midmorning, Ellie had already phoned her sister umpteen times.

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Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.

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Noun: Schism  (SKIZ-uhm) Definition: 1. Division or disunion, especially into mutually opposed parties. 2. The parties so formed. Sample sentence: Already the students were lining up into two groups that would define the great schism among postwar American intellectuals.

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Be happy not because everything is good, but because you can see the good side of everything.

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