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Adjective: Knackered  (NAK-erd) Definition: Tired, exhausted. Sample sentence: Jane was knackered after a hard day at work and decided not to join us for an evening out.

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 Today’s Answer: Domestic Disturbance Winner: Tom Today’s winner is Tom! 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: Adscititious  (ad-suh-TISH-us) Definition: 1. Derived or acquired from something on the outside. 2. Supplemental, additional. Sample sentence: We should choose our books as we would our companions, for their sterling and intrinsic merit,  not for their adscititious or accidental advantages.

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Winter seems to just keep hammering at us this year. Even the biggest fan of the snow and cold can get a wee bit of cabin fever at this point of the season. According to the calendar, it is already spring, but one look out the window tells us otherwise. Here are a few signs […]

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Today’s Answer:  Need For Speed Winner:   NO Winner Today!!!   Today’s winner is ! 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: Infix  (IN-fiks) Definition: A derivational or inflectional appearing in the body of a word. Sample sentence: The Philippine language of Tagalog may add an infix  such as “um” or “su” in a verb  to convey a different tense or voice.

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Sitting all day at a desk job has been linked to high blood pressure, obesity and heart disease, risks that exercising before or after work don’t seem to change. Researchers in Australia tested three strategies to get desk-bound workers up and moving: the use of treadmill or cycling desk for 10 to 30 minutes several […]

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 Today’s Answer: Little Miss Sunshine Winner:  Lora   Today’s winner is Lora! She 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: Sallow  (SAL-oh) Definition:  Of a grayish, greenish, yellow color suggesting sickliness. Sample sentence: Sue decided  not to buy the beige blouse because it made her skin look too washed out and sallow.  

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The older you are, the better the chance that you’re running low on vitamin D. We’ve long known that “D” is essential for strong bones, and recent studies have linked low levels to Alzheimer’s disease, high blood pressure, psoriasis, several autoimmune diseases (including multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis), and as many as 18 different cancers. […]

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