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Panache pə-nash Part of speech: noun Origin: Middle French, 16th century 1 Flamboyance or a confident flair 2 A decorative plume or tuft of feathers, especially on a headdress or helmet Examples of Panache in a sentence "Met Gala attendees are known for their creative evening wear, which they show off with fearless panache." "The knight's helmet was crowned … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

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Epicurean ep-ə-kyə-rē-ehn Part of speech: adjective Origin: Greek, 15th century 1 Relating to enjoyment and gratification, especially through fine food and drink 2 Devoted to refined pleasures and the deliberate avoidance of pain or suffering Examples of Epicurean in a sentence "Her epicurean lifestyle immersed her in a world of rare wines and gourmet foods." "The price tag for … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

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It's not what you have that determines who you are, but what you do with what you have. The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have. (Vince Lombardi) If you think you cannot do something you must do it. You must do the things you think you cannot do. … Continue reading Wisdom Quote

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All of our fears are treasure troves of self-knowledge ready to be explored if you dare to make the first step. Fear is a question. What are you afraid of and why? Our fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if we explore them. (Marilyn French) Age is not a limit for dreams and goals. You are … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes

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It's better to find the source of a problem and being unable to fix it than it is to fix the problem without knowing its source. It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settling a question without debating it. (Joseph Joubert) Hope springs from the knowledge that there is light … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes

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WORD OF THE DAY Abrogate ab-rə-gate Part of speech: verb Origin: Latin, early 16th century 1 To repeal or abolish by means of a formal action 2 To discontinue, put aside, or put an end to something Examples of Abrogate in a sentence "The new prime minister’s first action in office was to abrogate the unpopular tax laws. " … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

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Rubiginous ro͞o-bij-ə-nəs Part of speech: adjective Origin: Latin, 17th century 1 Of a reddish-brown color, as rust 2 Rusty or rusty-looking Examples of Rubiginous in a sentence "The rubiginous appearance of the metal pipes suggested they were old and should be replaced." "We trekked across the hot, dry desert, our feet leaving prints in the rubiginous soil."

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It's not knowledge, but imagination that shows true intelligence. The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. (Albert Einstein) It takes courage to speak up when needed, but it also takes courage to listen. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. (Winston Churchill)

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No amount of correction can outweigh the strength of encouragement. Correction does much, but encouragement does more. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Courage is to be terrified, but remain unaffected in your actions. Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears. (Arthur Koestler)

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WORD OF THE DAY Potentate POH-tihn-tayt Part of speech: noun Origin: Latin, 15th century 1 A powerful ruler; usually a monarch or dictator 2 Anyone with unlimited power or influence Examples of Potentate in a sentence "The potentate’s laws were unpopular, but no one had the courage to speak against him." "The chef runs his kitchen like a potentate … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

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WORD OF THE DAY Bumboat BUHM-boat Part of speech: noun Origin: Dutch, 17th century 1 Traditionally, a small boat used to ferry provisions to ships docked away from the shore 2 In Singapore, a water taxi used to take tourists on sightseeing tours Examples of Bumboat in a sentence "The captain of the bumboat ran a lucrative business because … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY