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You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are full of yesterday’s junk.

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Verb: Evanesce  (ev-uh-NESS) Definition: To disappear gradually; vanish; fade away. Sample sentence: As the visions of 2014 evanesce, may we see before us the bright future of the new year.

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Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.

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Noun: Opprobrium  (uh-PROH-bree-um) Definition: 1. Something that brings disgrace. 2. a: Public disgrace or ill fame that follows from conduct considered grossly wrong or vicious. 2. b: Contempt, reproach. Sample sentence: The athlete’s admission of using steroids earned her much opprobrium from fans.

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Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.

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Adjective: Advertent  (ad-VER-tunt) Definition: Giving attention: heedful. Sample sentence: The governor is still threatening to veto the bill, even though he is advertent to the strong public support for it.

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Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

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Noun: Marshal  (MAR-shul) Definition: 1. A person who arranges and directs the ceremonial aspects of a gathering. 2. An officer of the highest rank in some military forces. 3. A federal official having duties similar to a sheriff’s. 4. The administrative head of a police or fire department. Sample sentence: It was a good thing […]

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To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance.

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Adjective: Fissile  (FISS-ul) Definition: 1. Capable of being split or divided in the direction of the grain or along  natural planes of cleavage. 2. Capable of undergoing fission. Sample sentence: Uraniun-235, which is frequently used in making bombs and missiles, is one of the most abundant fissile materials.

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