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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #37

Learn 111 vocabulary words from today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader:

1. Worthwhile Canadian Coolness
The New Republic, 11/9/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 38

TNR: Worthwhile Canadian Coolness

Sorry, America: Your northern neighbor is hipper than you. From Ryan Reynolds to Carly Rae Jepsen to New York's still-thriving food trend (poutine!) - Canadians have been everywhere this year. Read more and learn vocabulary words like buoyant, commodity, deprecating, eschew, eviscerated, indigenous, paradigm, purveyor, subliminal, subtle, and whimsy.

2. Xbox Surface: Does a Standalone Gaming Tablet Make Sense?
Time Magazine, 11/8/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 39

Time: Xbox Surface: Does a Standalone Gaming Tablet Make Sense?

Rumor has it that Microsoft's next big gaming idea is a 7-inch gaming tablet dubbed “Xbox Surface" that would compete directly with Nintendo’s forthcoming "Wii U." Read more and learn vocabulary words like augmented, compatible, decoy, exorbitant, hoax, implausible, invoke, reinvigorating, speculate, veracity, and wane.

3. Seaweed-threatened corals send chemical SOS to fish
Science News, 11/8/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 34

Science News: Seaweed-threatened corals send chemical SOS to fish

When a killer seaweed touches a kind of spiky coral, the coral pushes a chemical panic button that brings small resident fish to the rescue - talk about cooperation! Read more and learn vocabulary words like compound, descent, ecologist, fronds, larval, lurk, lush, repel, secrete, toxin, trigger, and vigilant.

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