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Creativity is intelligence having fun.

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Plural noun: Smithereens  (smith-uh-REENZ) Definition: Small pieces; bits. Example sentence: The lamp crashed to the floor and broke into smithereens.

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Adjective: Zaftig  (ZAHF-tig) Definition: Having a full rounded figure; pleasingly plump. Example sentence: The Hollywood stars of the 30’s and 40’s were quite a bit more zaftig than the stars today.

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The only person you are destined to be is the person you decide to be.

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Noun: Propensity (pruh-PENN-suh-tee) Definition: An often intense natural inclination or preference. Example sentence: His propensity to speak his mind makes some of his colleagues wary.

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Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.

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Think of character being like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think and the tree is the real thing.

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Verb: Jettison  (JET-uh-sun) Definition: 1: To throw goods overboard to lighten a ship or aircraft in distress. 2: Discard. Example sentence: As the boat began to take on water, the pirates argued over whether they should jettison some of the heavy, stolen loot.

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Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.

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Noun: Theriac  (THEER-ee-ak) Definition: 1: A mixture of many drugs and honey formerly held to be an antidote to poison. 2: A remedy for all ills: cure-all. Example sentence: Government authorities try to monitor the manufacturing of theriac to ensure that the public is not hoodwinked.

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