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Adjective: Adventitious (ad-ven-TISH-us) Definition: 1. Coming from another source and not inherent or innate 2. Arising or occurring sporadically or in other than the usual location Sample sentence: As my garden grew, I watched my carefully planted crop of vegetables begin to develop, but also many adventitious plants that I did not plant.

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Autumn requires us to make changes in our lifestyle due to weather, school activities, and upcoming holidays. Greet the fall with ways to help keep you and your kids safe and healthy. Take steps to make sure your kids develop healthy habits that will help them now and throughout their lives. Plan an afternoon of […]

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The Marquette County Fair opens this week, an event that many of us prepare for and look forward to all year. Here are a few reminders so that you and your family will have a safe and healthy time at the fair. The temperature may be rather warm with many of the attractions out in […]

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Adjective: Diluvial (duh-LOO-vee-ul) Definition: Of, relating to, or brought about by a flood Sample sentence: Archeologists studying diluvial deposits found along the river delta could make estimates from that evidence on just how far certain Paleolithic species had migrated.

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It won’t be long before children say good-bye to summer vacation and head back to school. There are steps to take to ensure a healthy year in school for your children. Make sure your children are up to date on their immunizations and sports physicals, and receive an annual flu shot. Make sure your children […]

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Verb: Retrocede (ret-roh-SEED) Definition: 1. To go back: recede 2. To cede back (as a territory) Sample sentence: A congressman introduced a bill to retrocede the land back to its original owner, but it was defeated.

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Even when you travel, you can stick to your healthy eating plan. Bring your own meal for the flight or car ride. Homemade sandwiches and fresh fruit are a great option. Not only will you be able to control what you eat, but you will also save time and money. Be smart about snacks. Have […]

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Too much ice cream too fast will cause the proverbial brain freeze. When this happens, press your tongue flat against the roof of your mouth, covering as much as you can. Since the nerves in the roof of your mouth get extremely cold, your body thinks your brain is freezing, too. In compensating, it overheats, […]

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Noun: Juggernaut (JUG-er-nawt) Definition: 1. A large heavy truck 2. A massive inexorable force, campaign, movement or object that crushes whatever is in its path. Sample sentence: Led by their talented shooting guard, the high school’s basketball team was a juggernaut, winning the state championship three years in a row.

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Adjective: Irrefragable (ih-REF-ruh-guh-bul) Definition: Impossible to refute or impossible to break or alter. Sample sentence: In his opening statement, the prosecutor told the jury that he would be providing them with irrefragable proof that the defendant had committed the crime.

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