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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #52

Learn 105 vocabulary words from today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader:

1. Rihanna's Feelings Are For Her to Know, and Us to Figure Out
The New Republic, 11/30/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 34

TNR: Rihanna's Feelings Are For Her to Know, and Us to Figure Out

Rihanna's decision to very publicly forgive Chris Brown after he infamously assaulted her has caused significant controversy for the young pop star. Read more and learn vocabulary words like allegiance, calibrated, contemplative, decorum, exhortation, imperative, insistent, paragon, predilections, remiss, repository, repugnant, and sequestered.

2. What We Really Think About When We Watch Reality Television These Days
The Atlantic, 12/4/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 46

The Atlantic: What We Really Think About When We Watch Reality Television These Days

Why is it that we love reality TV shows? Is it because we like watching people attempt to survive, or get hitched, or find the perfect wedding dress? Or is there something more to it? Read more and learn vocabulary words like awry, blissful, deprived, ennui, ensue, estranged, introspection, metaphor, pervasive, predilection, proffer, quaint, remnants, suffice, and surreal.

3. Eight Ways People Are Taking Twitter Seriously
Smithsonian Magazine, 11/30/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 25

Smithsonian: Eight Ways People Are Taking Twitter Seriously

Long gone are the days when Twitter was just a fad. These days, it's being hailed as everything from a barometer of the nation’s emotional health to a tool for urban planners to map travel routes. Read more and learn vocabulary words like analytical, conduit, dynamic, epitaph, intensity, linguistic, oxymoron, provoked, recalls, scoff, and urban.

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