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Right now, someone you haven’t met is out there wondering what it would be like to meet someone like you.

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This made my heart smile.
Definitely restores a little of my hope for love.

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You are not separate from the whole. You are one with the sun, the earth, the air. You don’t have a life. You are life.

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Until lions have their own historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter

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I love when mature Greeks “fight” over people we’d like to see in our orgs. This one dude said “Sigma is the TRUTH!” and I said “Sigma might be the truth, but ALPHA is the FACTS!”

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WOTD: Sententious

Phonetic Spelling: sen-TEN-shuhs
Part(s) of Speech: adjective

Meaning(s):

  1. Abounding in pithy aphorisms or maxims: a sententious book.
  2. Given to excessive moralizing; self-righteous.
  3. Given to or using pithy sayings or maxims: a sententious poet.
  4. Of the nature of a maxim; pithy.

Example:

It was inconceivable that she was using the boring, sententious, contentious Shepherd for anything but a hollow…

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WOTD: Privity

Phonetic Spelling: PRIV-i-tee
Part(s) of Speech: noun

Meaning(s):

  1. Participation in the knowledge of something private or secret, especially as implying concurrence or consent.
  2. Private or secret knowledge.
  3. Law. The relation between privies.
  4. Obsolete. Privacy.

Example:
Kazbitch — at least I imagine so — thought that Azamat had robbed him of his horse, with his father’s privity and consent.
– Mikhail…

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WOTD: Utile

Phonetic Spelling: YOO-til
Part(s) of Speech: adjective

Meaning(s): Useful

Example:
They have been accredited variously to the respective signs of the Zodiac, but to the end that resultant opinions have failed to be utile value. – John Hazelrigg, Astrosophic Principles And Astrosophic Tractates

It was located in an industrial warehouse but he had tricked it out smartly. It was altogether utile but…

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WOTD: Palter

Phonetic Spelling: PAWL-ter
Part(s) of Speech: verb

Meaning(s):

  1. To talk or act insincerely or deceitfully; lie or use trickery.
  2. To bargain with; haggle.
  3. To act carelessly; trifle.

Example:

Since murder was that man’s intention, why should he palter with small details?
– Mark Twain, A Tramp Abroad

Bathsheba would probably have terminated the conversation there and then by flatly forbidding the…

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WOTD: Austral

Phonetic Spelling: AW-struhl
Part(s) of Speech: adjective

Meaning(s):

  1. Southern.
  2. (Initial capital letter) Australian.

Example:

That, at least, was not difficult to do; as they filtered through branches and thick treetops, the rays of the austral sun covered bodies and houses and all the objects of the inhabited area with undulating patterns of light and shadow that blended spectral into random…

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WOTD: Fiducial

Phonetic Spelling: fi-DOO-shuhl
Part(s) of Speech: adjective

Meaning(s):

  1. Based on or having trust: fiducial dependence upon God.
  2. Accepted as a fixed basis of reference or comparison: a fiducial

point; a fiducial temperature.

Example:

Knowing the sincerity of her concern for my well-being as I did, I can say with fiducial confidence she was attached to the phone, where she’d no doubt made a beeline…

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WOTD: catholicon

Phonetic Spelling: kuh-THOL-i-kuhn
Part(s) of Speech: noun

Meaning(s): A universal remedy; panacea.

Example:
And then they sweep out again, leaving the fevered peasants their catholicon of faith, while, overhead, vultures ebonize the sky.    – Thomas H. Cook, The Orchids

At any rate, this same humor has something, there is no telling what, of beneficence in it, it is
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