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Word Of The Every Other Day

Capricious [ca·pri·cious]  adj.  Characterized by or subject to whim; impulsive and unpredictable. “He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react.”

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The History Of Words Sunday

                This is a word near and dear to my heart because it is something, I do everyday. To write is the bane of my existence. If any of it is any good or not only others will decide. Without … Continue reading

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Word Of The Every Other Day

sci·am·a·chy [sīˈaməkē] NOUN archaic sham fighting for exercise or practice.

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The History Of Words Sunday

                It seems to me that this word should be much older. However, it is a fairly new word which usually defines something that is quite old. Strange in a way. When I think of this word visions of Indiana … Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday

                We all know the word awkward because we have all experienced its meaning for a moment, or years if you’re like me. Even the words spelling itself sets it apart from others—it just seems, well, awkward. The history of … Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday

Like the solstices in the annual cycle, so midday and midnight are not simply points of the greatest concentrations of yang and yin, but also starting points for ascending movement of opposing principles, since the ascendant portion of the day runs from midnight to midday, its descendant from midday to midnight. Continue reading

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Word Of The Every Other Day

im·pet·u·ous [imˈpeCH(o͞o)əs] ADJECTIVE acting or done quickly and without thought or care. “her friend was headstrong and impetuous” synonyms: impulsive · rash · hasty · overhasty · reckless · heedless · foolhardy

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