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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #23

Today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader features articles from The Washington Post.

1. A teen confronts her iPhone addiction
The Washington Post, 10/22/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

Washington Post: A teen confronts her iPhone addiction

Think you can't live without your phone? Read this teen's account of her week without her iPhone and learn words like accelerated, accumulate, beacon, deficit, diagnostic, incarnation, obnoxious, pervasive, prone, serene, stealthily, and widespread.

2. The postal service’s junk mail scandal
The Washington Post, 10/22/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 32

Washington Post: The postal service’s junk mail scandal

Did you know that Americans get 84 billion pieces of junk mail every year — the vast majority of which they dump, unread, in the nearest trash can or recycling bin? And it costs the government $1 billion per year to collect and dispose of the waste! Read more and learn vocabulary words like compound, decrepitude, detriment, dither, entitlement, epitomize, fiscal, municipal, obsolescence, reform, and render.

3. Obama and Romney duke it out on foreign policy
The Washington Post, 10/22/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 35

Washington Post: Obama and Romney duke it out on foreign policy

Missed Monday's presidential debate? Get caught up and pick up vocabulary words like alliance, bolster, cite, contender, defuse, endure, fray, generic, ironic, isolation, oust, plausible, quietude, rebutted, rhetoric, sanction, and trajectory.

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