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Word of the Day – May 7 – Astringent

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Adjective: Astringent  (uh-STRIN-juhnt) Definition: 1. Contracting or constricting. 2. Caustic: pungent. 3. Stern: austere. Sample sentence: Unlike the apple and its other cousin the pear, quince flesh is hard and astringent and cannot be eaten raw.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 7

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No matter how educated, talented, rich, or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all. Integrity is everything.

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Word of the Day – May 6 – Defenestrate

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Verb: Defenestrate (dee-FEN-uh-streyt) Definition: To throw a person or a thing out of a window. Sample sentence: It has been such an awful day at work that I will be tempted to defenestrate the next lunkhead who puts more work on my desk.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 6

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Never judge the person who’s burdens you haven’t carried.

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Word of the Day – May 5 – Bafflegab

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Noun: Bafflegab  (BAF-uhl-gab) Definition: Confusing or generally unintelligble jargon. Sample sentence: The insurance policy, written in bafflegab,  is very difficult for a lay person to understand.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 5

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We can throw stones, complain about them, stumble on them, climb over them or build with them.

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Word of the Day – May 4 – Cozen

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Verb: Cozen  (KUZ-un) Definition: 1. To deceive, win over, or induce to do something by artful coaxing and wheedling or shrewd trickery. 2. To gain by artful coaxing or tricky deception. Sample sentence: The young man used his charm to cozen elderly victims into pouring their savings into his investment scheme.  

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 4

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Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying,  “I will try again tomorrow.”

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – May 1

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The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.

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Word of the Day – May 1 – Rococo

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Adjective: Rococo  (ruh-KOH-koh) Definition: 1. Of or relating to an artistic style especially of the 18th century characterized by fanciful curved asymmetrical forms and elaborate ornamentation. 2. Excessively ornate or intricate. Sample sentence: Among the items being auctioned off is a beautiful set of six chairs carved in rococo style.

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