Last night, I had one of the most wonderful experiences with a lovely couple who I met a couple years before. These two were not only so enjoyable to hang out with the time before, but they absolutely blew me away last night giving me some incredible advice about the husband’s prostate cancer — which I had not learned about on the previous visit.
However, I also had not been diagnosed with “nodules” on my own prostate until most recently after deciding I would get things “checked out” and get my health in order for the first time (possibly in my life). So, it wouldn’t have even made sense to bring up that topic until this most recent event.
These two were absolutely amazing. They intently listened to everything and are as hip as you can be. Continue reading “Prostate Cancer Support Groups in Seattle and More”
Before deleting these out of my inbox, I thought I would keep them all in a post in case I was ever wanting to go back and review some of these interesting and relatively tough words:
Strong vocabulary words from Dictionary.com
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Sentence Examples for “mythomane”
Examples from the News for “mythomane”
“[Laura Cumming’s portrait] … of the mythomane, egomaniac, and relentlessly self-promoting Gustave Courbet, who somehow nonetheless remains true to himself through all the lies, is hilarious and oddly heart-warming.
The Guardian (London, UK); Jul 25, 2009.
Other Examples for “mythomane”
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Sentence Examples for “Loquacious”
Examples from the News for “Loquacious”
At turns jocular and loquacious, he discussed hiring a top editor and stressed the importance of editorial independence and tolerance.
Source: New York Times, Apr 12, 2018
That left six who were keen to talk, some of them very keen, so much so that it required all my powers of diplomacy to extract myself from their loquacious company.
Source: The Guardian, Mar 3, 2018
Examples from Business for “Loquacious”
Lynch will not be accused of being loquacious.
Source: Forbes, Jan 30, 2015
He won a reputation as loquacious and assertive, twisting arms for the more reticent Mr. Dorgan and wearing down interlocutors in long negotiations.
Source: New York Times, May 30, 2012
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Sentence Examples for “Adroit”
Examples from the News for “Adroit”
The gravity of the moment does not mean being politically adroit is not important.
Source: New York Times, May 31, 2018
Keeping Baghdad from drifting toward radicalism, or further into Iran’s orbit, will require adroit maneuvering by the U.S. and regional allies.
Source: Wall Street Journal, May 15, 2018
Examples from Business for “Adroit”
As a matter of fact, Pfizer’s adroit tax accounting is featured in a textbook — “Financial Accounting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses,” now in its 14th edition.
Source: New York Times, Nov 13, 2015
Secondarily, adroit questioning enables you to pivot and switch emphasis, adjust the direction, and even unobtrusively change the focus of the conversation.
Source: Forbes, Jun 4, 2015
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Sentence Examples for “Mercurial”
Examples from the News for “Mercurial”
“Deep, discipline-focused learning is simply a different goal than being adequately skilled to serve mercurial employers.”
Source: New York Times, May 25, 2018
Impatience drives his best work; the mind that enters ours when we read him is mercurial, impassioned, indignant, hilarious, voluble and always interesting.
Source: The Guardian, May 25, 2018
Examples from Business for “Mercurial”
The mercurial player said he is equipped to deal with it.
Source: Reuters, Jun 2, 2018
The chaos is partly the consequence of President Donald Trump’s mercurialtemperament, and the fact that he is served by advisers who disagree with each other.
Source: Economist, May 30, 2018
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Sentence Examples for “Phlegmatic”
Examples from the News for “Phlegmatic”
Clear, phlegmatic reporting, as in the early days by veteran journalists of note, is sorely needed.
Source: Washington Post, Nov 19, 2017
Even this newspaper’s endorsement of Mr. Dinkins for a second term called him “disengaged,” undisciplined, “slow to react” and “maddeningly phlegmatic.”
Source: New York Times, Nov 9, 2017
Examples from Business for “Phlegmatic”
A phlegmatic Swedish banker, paid to assess political risk and how currencies might move, says he and colleagues rate the chance of rupture at almost zero.
Source: Economist, Jun 8, 2016
Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian Gilmore is phlegmatic about the joys of yacht ownership, remarking that the appeal still escapes him.
Source: The Guardian, Jun 24, 2013
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Sentence Examples for “Indolent”
Examples from the News for “Indolent”
But in reality it’s an important step towards a time when space travel for your average indolent millionaire will become commonplace.
Source: The Guardian, Feb 9, 2018
He also keeps a sharp lookout for thieves, delinquents and indolent workers.
Source: New York Times, Nov 4, 2017
Examples from Business for “Indolent”
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Sentence Examples for “Laconic”
Examples from the News for “Laconic”
Wish Trump was less moronic, and more laconic.
Source: New York Times, Apr 9, 2018
At one point during the meeting, Miller heavily criticized Tillerson, drawing a rare rebuke from the laconic secretary of state, who said he deserved respect.
Source: Washington Post May 23, 2018
Examples from Business for “Laconic”
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Study abroad-er? NOPE!
My personal statement consulting student had another “reverse dictionary” question for me:
What do you call a student who studies abroad?
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