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Adjective: Lambent (LAM-bunt) Definition: 1. Playing lightly on of over a surface: flowing 2. Softly bright or radiant 3. Marked by lightness or brilliance especially of expression Sample Sentence: The forest floor was dappled with lambent flecks of golden sunlight filtering down through the leafy branches.

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Local honey does the body good! You can overcome many of the problems of spring and summer allergies by eating local honey. Basically, you are building up your system’s defenses against allergens in your environment, since you’re taking it in after the bees have processed it–kind of like a hive-made vaccine. If you can’t find […]

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The first thing to any album, was discussion with the band (in this case, my friend Matt.)  What’s to discuss?  The general sound of the album and mainly how we were going to actually go about recording. The first thing we needed were, obviously, drums. Luckily things fell easily on the planning end and on […]

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Noun: Iota (eye-OH-tuh) Definition: 1. 9th letter of the Greek alphabet 2. An infinitesimal amount: jot Sample sentence: The prosecution made an aggressive case against the defendant, but they did not present even an iota of solid evidence that proved he was guilty of the murder.

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The medical community has long recommended adding calcium to your diet to enhance bone density and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Adults aged nineteen to fifty need 1,000 milligrams of calcium every day, adults over fifty need 1,200 milligrams a day, and 1,200 to 1,500 milligrams for post-menopausal women. Calcium can be found in many […]

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Adjective: Deleterious (del-uh-TEER-ee-us) Definition: Harmful, often in a subtle or unexpected way. Sample sentence: Margie is convinced that violent television programs will have a deleterious effect on her children, so she carefully monitors what they watch.

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Take care of your friendships: It has been proven that people having a lot of friends live longer. This is probably because it reduces the amount of stress. Having fun and living your life to the fullest while being respectful of your own body are also good health tips. Remember that you also need to […]

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If you stop to think about it, pollen is everywhere, it can be found in trees, flowers, grass, and weeds. You might be wondering just how to avoid this allergen because as soon as you get over the tree pollen in spring, there will be grass pollen in summer, and ragweed pollen in fall. However, […]

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Verb: Bombard (bahm-BARD) Definition: 1. To attack, especially with artillery or bombers 2. To assail vigorously or persistently as with questions 3. To subject to the impact of rapidly moving particles Sample sentence: It is not uncommon for reporters to bombard a defendant’s lawyer with question as he emerges from the courthouse at the end […]

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Noun: Breadbasket (BRED-bass-kut) Definition: 1. Stomach 2. A major cereal-producing region Sample sentence: We were playing dodgeball, and the ball hit me right in the breadbasket.

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