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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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Cardio and aerobic exercises are great ways to hop in the weight loss fast lane and knock off a few pounds quickly. The secret lies in making sure to exercise each and every day. You eat every day, so to keep the fat at bay, you need to exercise every day as well. So go […]

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Noun: Alameda  (al-uh-MEE-duh) Definition: A public promenade bordered with trees. Sample sentence: The evening was soft and warm and in the little alameda grackles were settling in the trees and calling to one another.

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If you suffer from bad breath, consider the benefits provided by eating an apple. Apples have a lot of fiber, and chewing them raises the production of saliva in your mouth. Together, this combination serves as a way to perform a scrubbing rinse for your mouth and make your breath smell sweet again.

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Verb: Decussate  (DEK-uh-sayt) Definition: To intersect or cross. Sample sentence: The illustration on page 34 of the textbook shows how the optic nerves decussate.

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