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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of August 23, 2020



Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of August 23, 2020

August 23, 2020

Nadir – n. – the lowest point; point of greatest adversity or displair.

August 24, 2020

Erudition – n. – scholarly knowledge gained through extensive learning, research and scholarship.

August 25, 2020

Schlemiel – n. – an awkward and unlucky person for whom things never turn out right.

August 26, 2020

Prima facie – adj. – plain or clear; self-evident; obvious

August 27, 2020

Sanguine – adj. – optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.

August 28, 2020

Concord – n. – an agreement of concensus or harmony between states, people or groups.

August 29, 2020

Superfluous – adj. – more than enough; unneccessary.


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Thought(s) Of The Day – For the Week of August 23, 2020



Thought(s) Of The Day – For the Week of August 23, 2020

August 23, 2020

When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.

August 24, 2020

A minute’s success pays the failure of years.

August 25, 2020

When a business goes wrong, look only to the people who are running it.

August 26, 2020

Positive direction can have far reaching effects.

August 27, 2020

If you aren’t afraid to fail then you’re probably to afraid to succeed.

August 28, 2020

In a crowded room, you only have to see one inch above everyone else to notice things that others will miss.

August 29, 2020

There are two kinds of forecasters: Those who don’t know and those who don’t know they don’t know.


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Quote(s) Of The Day – For the week of August 23, 2020



Quote(s) Of The Day – For the week of August 23, 2020

August 23, 2020

“Depend upon yourself. Make your judegment trustworthy by trusting it.” – Confucius

August 24, 2020

“To speak and to speak well, are two different things. A fool may talk, but a wise person speaks.” – Montessori

August 25, 2020

“Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.” – Markey

August 26, 2020

“It is difficult to get a person to understand something when their salary depends on them not understanding it.” – Krishnamurti

August 27, 2020

“A person who wants to lead the orchestra must first turn their back on the crowd.” – Anon

August 28, 2020

“A person of personality can formulate ideals, but only a person of character can achieve them.” – Devi

August 29, 2020

“Better is a little with content than much with contention.” – Franklin


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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of August 16, 2020

August 16, 2020

Splore – n. – a frolic, revel, carousal

August 17, 2020

Impertinent – adj. – being rude and impolite, ill-mannered and disrespectful

August 18, 2020

Vulnerary – adj. – used to promote the healing of wounds, as herbs or other remedies

August 19, 2020

Foison – n. – abundance or plenty

August 20, 2020

Bastion – n. – anything seen as preserving or protecting some quality or condition.

August 21, 2020

Stupendous – adj. – something that is impressive, extra-ordinary, remarkable

August 22, 2020

Sanctimonious – adv. – pretending to be morrally better than other people.


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Thought(s) Of The Day – For the Week of August 16, 2020

August 16, 2020

Observe others for their virtues, yourself for your vices.

August 17, 2020

Observe all people, yourself most.

August 18, 2020

Failing is good as long as it doesn’t become a habit.

August 19, 2020

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. The quit. No use being a damn fool about it.

August 20, 2020

Honorable errors do not count as failures but as seeds for progress.

August 21, 2020

Lemons ripen faster than cherries.

August 22, 2020

For every failure, there’s an alternative course of action. You just have to find it.


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Quote(s) Of The Day – For the week of August 16, 2020

August 16, 2020

“The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors.” – Keller

August 17, 2020
“Every person is guilty of all the good they did not do.” – Plato

August 18, 2020
“Man gives you the award, but God gives you the reward.” – Aristotle

August 19, 2020

“The discontented man finds no easy chair.” – Franklin

August 20, 2020
“This is the very perfection of man, to find out his own imperfections.” – Carver

August 21, 2020
“Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.” – Annan

August 22, 2020
“Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life.” – Durant


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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of August 9, 2020

August 9, 2020
Circadian – adj. – characterized by a 24-hour cycle

August 10, 2020
Logy – adj. – lacking physical or mental energy

August 11, 2020
Canting – adj. – affectedly or hypocritically pious or righteous.

August 12, 2020
Betwixt – adv. – between/

August 13, 2020
Didactic – adj. – designed or intended to teach people something.

August 14, 2020
Auld lang syne – n. – old times, especially times fondly remembered.

August 15, 2020
Kerflooey – adv. – go kerflooey, to cease functioning, especially suddenly and completely


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Thought(s) Of The Day – For the Week of August 9, 2020

August 9, 2020

The rotten apple spoils his companion.

August 10, 2020

Suspicion may be no fault, but showing it could be a great one.

August 11, 2020

Men and melons are hard to know.

August 12, 2020

A quarrelsome person has no good neighbors.

August 13, 2020

Fish and visitors stink after three days.

August 14, 2020

Genious without education is like silver in the mine.

August 15, 2020

Wing at small faults – remember, you have great ones.


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Quote(s) Of The Day – For the week of August 9, 2020



Quote(s) Of The Day – For the week of August 9, 2020

August 9, 2020

“The royal road to a person’s heart is to talk with them about the things they treasure most.” – MLK

August 10, 2020

“A person who has no imagination has no wings.” – Eliot

August 11, 2020

“It takes a smart person to play dumb.” – France

August 12, 2020

“No person ever got very high by pulling other people down.” – Keller

August 13, 2020

“Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.” – Franklin

August 14, 2020

“For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.” – Carver

August 15, 2020

“God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in the animals and thinks in man.” – Aristotle


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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of August 2, 2020

August 2, 2020
Paramnesia – n. – a distortion of memory in which fact and fantasy are confused.

August 3, 2020

August 4, 2020
Garrulous – adj. – someone who talks a lot especially on unimportant matters; exclusively talkative.

August 5, 2020
Frabjous – adj. – wonderful, elegant, superb

August 6, 2020
Valorous – adj. – courageous, valiant, brave.

August 7, 2020
Prattle – v. – to talk in a childish or foolish way for a long time often over the unimportant or meaningless.

August 8, 2020
Ineffable – adj. – utterly indescribably, too sacred to speak of


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