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Noun: Tranche  (TRAHNSH) Definition: A division or portion of a pool or whole. Example sentence: The sale of the first tranche of shares to private investors could start as soon as next year.

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Sometimes, being knocked down lower than you’ve ever been allows you to stand up taller than you ever thought you could.

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Noun: Turpitude  (TUR-pih-tood) Definition: 1: Vile, shameful, or base character; depravity. 2. A vile or depraved act. Example sentence: Some people retreat to living off the grid in remote places to escape urban life and all the crime, pollution, disease, and of course, luxury and moral turpitude that goes with it.

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It’s okay to have a meltdown. Just don’t unpack and live there.

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The tongue has no bones, but it is strong enough to break a heart. So, be careful with your words.

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Noun: Snuggery  (SNUG-uh-ree) Definition: A comfortable or cozy room. Example sentence: Greg managed to get home for a leisurely lunch and a quick nap in the little snuggery.

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Our children are unique. Their education should be, too.

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Adjective: Decorous  (DECK-er-us) Definition: Marked by propriety and good taste: correct. Example sentence: Before making her daily announcements, the principal mentioned how proud she was of the students’ decorous conduct at their prom.

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The sad part about getting older is that no one can see you’re still young on the inside.

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Adjective: Callow  (KAL-oh) Definition: Lacking adult sophistication: immature. Example sentence: Steven was so callow that his mother visited him every week while he was at college to make sure he was okay living in the dorms.

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