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Word of the Day – Oct. 5 – Shermanesque

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Adjective: Shermanesque  (shur-muh-NESK) Definition: 1: Unequivocal, especially in refusing to run for an office. 2: Brutally thorough, especially in defeating someone. Example sentence: After making a Shermanesque march through the Metro League, the Lakeside boys soccer team continued to roll last night, shutting out visiting Lakes 3-0.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 21 – Mumpish

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Adjective: Mumpish  (MUHM-pish) Definition: Sullen; silent; depressed. Example sentence: Nickie seemed a bit mumpish, possibly out of a feeling that he was being left out of the group’s conversation about their next activity.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 4 – Punalua

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Noun: Punalua  (poo-nuh-LOO-uh) Definition: A group of brothers marrying a group of sisters. Example sentence: In the small southern town, punalua is more common than not.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct. 4

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What defines us is how well we rise after falling.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 3 – Blandishment

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Noun: Blandishment  (BLAN-dish-muhnt) Definition: Something (action, speech, etc.) designed to flatter, coax, or influence. Example sentence: The Presidential candidates will use every blandishment to get people to vote for them.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct. 3

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Someone in your life needs to hear they matter, they are loved, and they have a future. You can tell them.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 30 – Truculent

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Adjective: Truculent  (TRUK-yuh-luhnt) Definition: Eager to fight; destructive; cruel; savage. Example sentence: John’s mother thought he was an absolute angel, but his teachers found him ‘defiant, ill-mannered, and truculent.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Sept. 30

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Open-minded people do not impose their beliefs on others. They accept all of life’s perspectives and realities, doing their own thing in peace.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 29 – Piacular

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Adjective: Piacular  (pie-AK-yuh-luhr) Definition: Making or requiring atonement. Example sentence: It was not exactly a piacular sin, but Ray felt guilty just the same.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Sept. 29

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Anything that costs you your peace of mind is too expensive.

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