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Adjective: Vaunted  (VAWN-tud) Definition: Highly or widely praised or boasted about. Sample sentence: We were able to overcome our opponents’ vaunted defense and achieve an upset victory which will take us to the finals.

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An optimist would say the glass is half full. A pessimist would say it is half empty. A third point of view is that the glass is full: half with water and half with air.

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Noun: Epenthesis  (ih-PEN-thuh-sis) Definition: The insertion or development of a sound or letter in the body of the word. Sample sentence: When Yogi Bear talks about swiping “pick-a-nik” baskets, it sounds as if he’s just having fun,  but he’s also demonstrating epenthesis, inserting a vowel to avoid the consonants bumping up against each other.

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Sometimes you have to shut up, swallow your pride and accept that you’re wrong. It’s not giving up. It’s called growing up.

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Verb: Sclaff   (SKLAF) Definition: To scrape the ground instead of hitting the ball cleanly on a golf stroke. Sample sentence: As soon as the ball went into the sand, Ron knew he would have to sclaff around a bit to get it out.

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One new perception, one fresh thought, one act of surrender, one change of heart, or one leap of faith, can change your life forever.

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Verb: Chivy  (CHIV-ee) Definition: 1. To tease or annoy with persistent petty attacks. 2. To move or obtain by small maneuvers. Sample sentence: Sue watched her little brother as he tried to chivy an olive from the jar with his fingers.

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Nothing is as precious as one’s freedom. Dreams, aspirations and ideals mean nothing if one does not have the freedom to pursue them. Precious are  those who have fought for our freedom.

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Adjective: Misbegotten  (miss-bih-GAH-tun) Definition: 1. Unlawfully conceived: illegitimate. 2. Having a disreputable or improper origin. 3. Not worthy of respect or approval. Sample sentence: Many hoped that the newly-elected administration would focus on ending what they perceived to be a misbegotten war.

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All great things are simple and many can be expressed in simple words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy and hope.

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