life hack

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life hack

A simple, resourceful, and often novel action that makes one's life easier or alleviates a problem or challenge. Painting my keys with different colors of nail polish was a great life hack—it's the only way I can tell my office key from my house key! A lot of what millennials call life hacks are actually just common sense.
See also: hack, life
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THE heat has been nothing short of oppressive this week, and I've tried every tip, trick, and life-hack to cool down.
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