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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #45

Learn 76 vocabulary words from today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader:

1. Can You Libel Someone on Twitter?
Slate Magazine, 11/26/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 27

Slate: Can You Libel Someone on Twitter?

Is it possible to be libelous — defined in the U.S. as intentionally and recklessly making false and damaging statements about an individual or corporation — on Twitter or Facebook? Read more and learn vocabulary words like advent, comply, defamation, falsity, immunity, malice, negligence, nominal, plaintiff, and viability.

2. Sister Act—Pippa Middleton’s Gauzy World
The New Republic, 11/15/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 25

TNR: Sister Act—Pippa Middleton’s Gauzy World

As you begin planning your holiday festivities, how about some advice from Pippa Middleton? Read this review of her new party-planning book and learn vocabulary words like abhorrence, banality, benign, endeavors, evoking, incontrovertible, insinuating, juncture, lavish, penchant, proffer, rectify, and undermined.

3. Stress best: How surprises make you stronger
The Economist, 11/17/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 24

The Economist: Stress best: How surprises make you stronger

Hate surprises? Get stressed by randomness? As it turns out, all of that uncertainty may be good for you! Read more and learn vocabulary words like dissent, fluctuation, iconoclastic, meddlesome, mutations, neologism, provoking, regimes, resilience, strategy, virtue, volatility, and vulnerable.

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