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Daily Reader: Edition #80

Learn 60 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:

1. How Friendship Makes You More Successful
Time, 1/16/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

Time: How Friendship Makes You More Successful

If you truly want to change some aspect of your life, developing friendships with people who aspire to the same goals as you do can lead to more successful endeavors than embarking on solitary efforts. Read more and learn vocabulary words like alluring, chastise, conviction, disheartening, endeavors, futility, proverbial, sedentary, summon, and undermining.

2. Fantastic New Flying Frog Found Has Flappy Forearms
National Geographic, 1/14/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15

National Geographic: Fantastic New Flying Frog Found Has Flappy Forearms

A huge new frog discovered in Vietnam can "parachute" from tree to tree thanks to special aerodynamic adaptations like webbed feet. Read more and learn vocabulary words like accessible, degradation, development, encroach, habitat, species, temporary, tolerate, and urban.

3. When Science Met The Biggest Loser
U.S. News & World Report, 1/23/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

US News: When Science Met The Biggest Loser

Who doesn't love the feel-good stories that come out of The Biggest Loser TV show? But how does the show affect viewers' attitudes towards those who suffer from obesity? Read more and learn vocabulary words like bias, corollary, derision, detrimental, gluttony, juggernaut, locus, magnitude, polarizing, predispose, and preservation.

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