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Daily Reader: Edition #307

Learn 98 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the most powerful women in fashion, the controversial Jeopardy champion, and the mind of child prodigies.

1. Fashion’s Most Powerful Women
The Daily Beast, 2/10/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15

The Daily Beast: Fashion’s Most Powerful Women

This week's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is one of the marquee events of the fashion world. Who are the most powerful women in fashion right now? Read more and learn vocabulary words like aesthetic, bohemian, persona, rhapsody, stoic, and subtle.

2. Arthur Chu Is Playing Jeopardy! the Right Way
Slate, 2/10/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 30

Slate: Arthur Chu Is Playing Jeopardy! the Right Way

The current Jeopardy champion is causing a lot of controversy with his playing style. What does Ken Jennings, one of the most successful Jeopardy champions of all time, think of this? Read more and learn vocabulary words like averse, charisma, hindsight, pilloried, smug, and spate.

3. The Mind of the Prodigy
Scientific American, 2/10/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 53

Scientific American: The Mind of the Prodigy

Ever wonder how it is that child prodigies are able to develop their unique talents so early in life? Read more and learn vocabulary words like anecdotal, conjure, holistic, precocious, predispose, and prescient.

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