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Noun: Efflorescence  (ef-luh-RESS-unss) Definition: 1. The action or process of developing and unfolding as if coming into flower or an instance of such development. 2. Fullness of manifestation: culmination. 3. The period or state of flowering. Sample sentence: Perhaps a collective sense of anxiety about the natural world … has prompted an efflorescence of books […]

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The health benefits from bananas are numerous and varied. Bananas can provide you with a boost of energy, and they are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. They can even make you feel more optimistic. So, for a great way to bolster your mental and physical well-being, don’t count out a banana’s appeal.

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The older you get, the harder it is to focus your eyes, something that can be exacerbated by staring at a PC all day regardless of how old you are. To help ease computer eyestrain, take regular breaks to give your eyes a chance to refocus, have enough soft light to help you read, use […]

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Adjective: Sentient  (SEN-shee-unt) Definition: 1. Responsive to or conscious of sense impressions. 2. Having or showing understanding or knowledge: aware. 3. Finely sensitive in perception or feeling. Sample sentence: Both parties to the agreement must be sentient of the risks involved.

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Verb: Garnish  (GAHR-nish) Definition: 1. Decorate, embellish. 2. To add decorative or savory touches to, as in food or drink. 3.  To equip with accessories or furnishings. 4. To take (as a debtor’s wages) by legal authority:  garnishee. Sample sentence:  The only difference between the steak dinner at the fancy restaurant and the one at […]

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The more sleep you get, the better your body will be at combating cancer. Melatonin, a powerful anti-cancer antioxidant, is produced while we sleep. So the more sleep we get, the more melatonin will be released into our systems. In fact, people whose wake-and-sleep rhythms are disrupted can have as much as 70 times greater […]

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Noun: Sky Pilot  (SKY-PYE-lut) Definition: Clergyman; specifically a chaplain. Sample sentence: A pastor with just about as many pictures of Elvis as he has of Jesus in his office is probably not your typical fire-and-brimstone sky pilot.

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Everyone needs calcium – it’s one of the most important minerals that our bodies crave. Drinking at least 3 servings of milk each day can help you protect your teeth, protect your heart against disease, and stay more active and healthy in general.

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Verb: Amalgamate  (uh-MAL-guh-mayt) Definition: To unite in or as if in a mixture of elements; especially,  to merge into a single body. Sample sentence: On her latest album, the artist has been able to amalgamate several different styles of music.

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For those who suffer from acid reflux, try chewing a piece of sugar-free  gum after each meal. Chewing gum will help boost the production of saliva, which will help neutralize the stomach acids that cause reflux.

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