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Adjective: Thrummy  (THRUHM-ee) Definition: Shaggy or tufted. Example sentence: Josh adopted a large dog with a thrummy coat from the shelter.

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You don’t have to attend every argument you are invited to.

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Noun: Hypocorism  (hye-PAH-kuh-riz-um) Definition: 1: A pet name. 2: The use of a pet name. Example sentence: People began to refer to the elusive and mysterious Loch Ness monster by the hypocorism “Nessie” in the 1940’s.

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Be a pineapple. Stand tall, wear a crown, and be sweet on the inside.

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Verb: Lucubrate  (LOO-kyoo-breyt) Definition: 1: To work, write, or study laboriously, especially at night. 2: To write learnedly. Example sentence: I wanted an A on my exam and I was willing to work all day and lucubrate until dawn to prepare for it.

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There is no such thing as a failed experiment, only experiments with unexpected outcomes.

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Horse sense is the stable thinking coupled with the ability to say “nay.”

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Noun: Vestige  (VESS-tij) Definition: 1: a: A trace, mark, or visible sign left by something (such as an ancient city or a condition or practice) vanished or lost. b: The smallest quantity or trace. 2: A bodily part or organ that is small and degenerate or imperfectly developed in comparison to one more fully developed […]

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Adjective: Panoptic  (pan-OP-tik) Definition: Being or presenting a comprehensive or panoramic view. Example sentence: The new security cameras installed in the jewelry store capture panoptic views of the entrance and display cases.

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Life is not a problem to be solved, but a gift to be enjoyed.

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