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Verb: Envisage  (in-VIZ-ij) Definition: 1. To view or regard in a certain way 2. To have a mental picture of especially in advance of realization Sample sentence: When planning out their new patio, Betty and Sherman had to envisage a place for both a hot tub and a barbecue grill.

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Ovarian cancer is almost completely curable if caught in its earliest stages. Unfortunately, it has few early symptoms and there is no reliable screening test, making early diagnosis difficult. To help identify problems when they first start, women should talk with their physician if the following symptoms are persistent, even if they seem trivial: 1. […]

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Today’s Answer: Clash Of The Titans Winner: Gordon Today’s winner is Gordon! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Adjective: Nuncupative  (NUN-kyoo-pay-tiv) Definition: Spoken rather than written: oral Sample sentence: On his deathbed Jacob made a nuncupative will for his son and daughter.

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Keeping a genuine smile on your face while you’re under stress can be good for your heart, new research shows. Investigators at the University of Kansas set out to test whether the old adage “grin and bear it” can give you an edge when you’re stressed. They taught 169 volunteers how to hold neutral expressions […]

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Today’s Answer: Anchorman Winner: Kevin Today’s winner is Kevin! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Noun: Rectitude  (REK-tuh-tood) Definition: 1. The quality or state of being straight 2. Moral integrity: righteousness 3. The quality or state of being correct in judgment or procedure Sample sentence: The speaker exhorted audience members to lead lives of unimpeachable rectitude and integrity.

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New research performed in Canada suggests that the routine practice of qigong, a form of meditative movement, can help lessen the pain of fibromyalgia and make a significant difference in the impact the disorder has on patients’ lives. Investigators at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia enrolled 100 people, mostly women (average age 52) with […]

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Today’s Answer: Jungle 2 Jungle Winner: Mike Today’s winner is Mike! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Adjective: Lenticular  (len-TIK-yuh-ler) Definition: 1. Having the shape of a double-convex lens 2. Of or relating to a lens 3. Provided with or utilizing lenticules Sample sentence: Amateur astronomers might be interested in the new observatory with the largest lenticular telescope on Earth.  

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