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Noun: Newspeak (NOO-speek) Definition: Propagandistic language marked by euphemism, circumlocution, and the inversion of customary meanings : double-talk Sample sentence: With all the twists and turns of newspeak, it’s virtually impossible to figure out exactly what any candidate stands for anymore.

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An upset stomach is an affliction that is common in people of all ages and walks of life. Stomach problems can be caused by a myriad of problems big and small including stress, food poisoning, food allergies and problems with digestion. Sometimes it is the littlest thing that you would not even think about that […]

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For a whiter smile at home, there are some things that you might already have in your cupboard to help take away the stains and yellowing on your teeth. Baking soda is a great tooth polish and whitener. It may take up to a month to see results, but since most whitening toothpastes have baking […]

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Verb: Corrade (kuh-RAYD) Definition: To wear or crumble away through abrasion Sample sentence: Over time, the wind and rain caused the Great Pyramids to corrade, but they are still beautiful and majestic.

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Noun: Gridiron (GRID-eye-ern) Definition: 1. A grate for broiling food 2. Something consisting of or covered with a network 3. A football field Sample sentence: The former quarterback looked out at the field, recalling his many moments of glory on the gridiron.

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Changing your diet can have a tremendously beneficial impact on regulating blood pressure. These are just a few of many foods that can help: Parsley and dandelion greens are great due to their natural diuretic properties. Grapes and berries work to help relax blood vessels. Potassium and magnesium are important to help regulate fluid in […]

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Adjective: Factitious (fak-TISH-us) Definition: 1. Produced by humans rather than by natural forces. 2. Not natural or genuine: artificial Sample sentence: Terry had the distinct feeling that her host’s British accent was factitious because it sounded slightly forced.

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Local Marquette folk-punk singer-songwriter Sycamore Smith has some upcoming shows with his band The Redettes right here in Marquette and in the reaches of the Midwest. Their first show is today in Chicago at Pancho’s with M. Sord from Kalamazoo, MI at 11PM.  A more local show is Sunday, October 23rd at The Upfront for […]

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Having an optimistic outlook on life is your best medicine. Your state of mind has an extremely powerful effect on how you feel both emotionally and physically. Try to remind yourself to be positive minded even in tough situations. We all have bad moments and days but try not to let them build, instead choose […]

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Noun: Bildungsroman (BIL-doonks-roh-mahn) Definition: A novel about the moral and psychological growth of the main character. Sample sentence: While the author’s previous novel was a bildungsroman, her most recent book focuses on trials and tribulations of a family through multiple generations.

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