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“My son, pay attention to my words… They are life to those who grasp them” (Proverbs 4:20, 22).

Dr. Wilfred funk, the famous author of many dictionaries, was once asked to list the ten most expressive words in the English language. He replied as follows:

The most bitter word is “alone.” The most tender is “Mother.” The most tragic is “death.”
The most beautiful is “love.” The most cruel is “revenge.” The most peaceful is “tranquil.” The saddest is “forgotten.”
The warmest is “friendship.”
The coldest is “no.”
The most comforting is “faith.”

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