May 1st, 2021

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Word of the Day 05/01/21 Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem (Latin)
carpe diem [ kahr-pe -dee-em; English kahr-pee -dahy-uhm, kahr-pey -dee-uhm ]


Latin
1. seize the day; enjoy the present, as opposed to placing all hope in the future.

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Origin: Latin > literally: seize the day!

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR CARPE DIEM
The heartbreaking death of MTV reality TV personality Diem Brown proves the emotional necessity and value of the reality TV genre.
MTV’S DIEM BROWN DIES: WHEN REALITY TV STARTS GETTING REAL|KEVIN FALLON|NOVEMBER 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST

If Moran really wants to help current and future members of Congress, he'll skip the per diem and give them some advice: Do more.
THESE GUYS NEED A RAISE?|PATRICIA MURPHY|APRIL 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Not surprisingly, the per diem proposal has been a flop since Moran floated it a few weeks ago.
THESE GUYS NEED A RAISE?|PATRICIA MURPHY|APRIL 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST

[John F. Kennedy, Jr., exits room] JFK: I was shocked by the death of Diem and Nhu.
JFK’S SECRET WHITE HOUSE RECORDINGS UNVEILED|TED WIDMER|SEPTEMBER 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST

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