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Verb: Purfle  (PER-ful) Definition: To ornament the border or edges of. Sample sentence: The guitar maker used abalone shell to purfle the instrument.

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Adjective: Operose  (AH-poh-rohss) Definition: Tedious, wearisome. Sample sentence: The operose volume offers up considerably more verbiage than useful information.

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Obstacles are put in your way to see if what you want is really worth fighting for.

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No one has the right to judge you, because no one really knows what you have been through. They might have heard stories, but they didn’t feel what you felt in your heart.

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Adjective: Pulchirtudinous  (puhl-kri-TOOD-n-uhs) Definition: Physically beautiful; comely. Sample sentence: Conner was such a pulchirtudinous baby that his grandmother could hardly take her eyes off of him.

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Noun: Fleer  (FLEER) Definition: A word or look of derision or mockery. Sample sentence: When Adam suggested that the firm’s partners do the work pro bono, he half-expected to be hit with a collection of fleer, but the others readily agreed.

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A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not on the branch but on its own wings. Always believe in yourself.

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Noun: Suffrage  (SUF-rij) Definition: 1. A vote given in deciding a disputed question or electing a person for an office or trust. 2. The right of voting; also, exercising the right of voting. Sample sentence:  On August 26, 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment became law, finally granting women suffrage.

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Consider what a long way you’ve come today, then focus on the road ahead and the adventures to come!

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Noun: Dovecoat  (DUV-koht) Definition: 1. A small compartmented raised house or box for domestic pigeons. 2. A settled or harmonious group or organization. Sample sentence: My grandfather raced pigeons and had an extravagant dovecoat in his backyard.

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