Thursday, April 30, 2009


In high school, I often listened to mellifluous music after school and work to help me relax before bedtime.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2009


The young man's coworkers were turned off by his bumptious actions and haughty claims.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009


The lady hoped to donate unwanted possessions to various eleemosynary organizations.

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Monday, April 27, 2009


My sports ken is limited--I wasn't good at sports, and never cared to learn much about them in school.

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Sunday, April 26, 2009


I was feeling rather somnolent after my long walk on Friday.

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Saturday, April 25, 2009


It took 15 years for the imbroglio between the former best friends to cool off, and the friendship never was the same afterwards.

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Friday, April 24, 2009


School administration just had to gainsay my idea of raising funds to pave the high school parking lot. Instead, any extra money went toward athletics. Go figure.

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Thursday, April 23, 2009


My friend, a paladin for Earth Day, strongly encouraged everyone to reduce, reuse, and recycle yesterday.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009


The invidious statements printed in the newspaper only furthered the cause of the group to whom the statements were directed.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009


I suppose that getting pulled over for a burnt-out license plate bulb was only a minor peccadillo; it was still humilating, though.

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Monday, April 20, 2009

"Stormy Petrel"

"I'd like to find the stormy petrel who started spreading rumors about me," Jasmine said to Jayden. Little did she know that Jayden was the culprit.

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Sunday, April 19, 2009


Sitting around the campfire, I was able to admire the beauty of the crepuscular countryside as night began to fall and the air picked up a chill.

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Saturday, April 18, 2009


The quiddity of the beach trip is warm sunshine and crashing waves on the shore.

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Friday, April 17, 2009


The girls found that going shopping only brought them ephemeral happiness.

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Thursday, April 16, 2009


After losing his best friend in the war, the young soldier's morale began to etiolate to the point he could no longer remember why he volunteered in the first place.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2009


The comedian made a living with his outre statements and actions.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009


Water is a labile compound: at 32 degrees Fahrenheit, it freezes, and at 212 Fahrenheit, it boils. Somewhere in between, it is a liquid.

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Monday, April 13, 2009


The children wandered through the woods, harkening to the susurrus of the leaves beneath their feet and the wind through the autumn trees. Surely they would be through the maze and back to the Halloween party soon...

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Sunday, April 12, 2009


The print ads focused heavily on the pulchritude of the models to sell their products.

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Saturday, April 11, 2009


The dark clouds portend a heavy rain, possibly accompanied by thunderstorms.

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Friday, April 10, 2009


The excitement of the roller coaster was but a brief frisson, as the ride was quite short.

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Thursday, April 9, 2009


The skeptics liked to impugn the philanthropist's charity work.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009


He thought his dreams were just chimerical fantasies until he started achieving his goals one by one.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009


The tourists' nescience of the area led them to assume that they were in a safe part of town; fortunately, they wandered back into the "touristy" part of the city before anything ugly happened.

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Monday, April 6, 2009


The little boy depended on the aegis of his mother to get through life; his mother, on the other hand, tried to cultivate independence in the boy's young mind.

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Sunday, April 5, 2009


The man's grandiloquent manner intimidated his older brother.

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Saturday, April 4, 2009


Texas has completely flummoxed my sense of direction: as I type this, I can't tell which direction I'm facing.

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Friday, April 3, 2009


I have a feeling that many students skip the longueurs of assigned reading and focus mainly on the interesting areas.

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Thursday, April 2, 2009


My friend's little boy gamboled around the mall like a mischievous sprite or pixie.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009


It's April 1st, so beware of the jape. Trickery abounds as practical jokers and pranksters prey on their unsuspecting victims today.

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