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Daily Reader: Edition #333

Learn 55 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how professors caught a student cheating online, lessons from ancient philosophers on happiness, and Crimea's controversial election.

1. Catching a Cheater Online
The Atlantic, 3/18/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

The Atlantic: Catching a Cheater Online

Find out what happened when professors uncovered a student trying to cheat online. Read more and learn vocabulary words like brazen, deterred, premeditated, safeguards, undermine, and vicarious.

2. 4 Lifehacks From Ancient Philosophers That Will Make You Happier
Time, 3/18/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

Time: 4 Lifehacks From Ancient Philosophers That Will Make You Happier

What can ancient philosophers teach us about being happier? A lot, it turns out! Read more and learn vocabulary words like averse, despondent, dissipated, ironic, morbid, and tranquility.

3. Crimea's Controversial Election Day
The Atlantic, 3/17/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15

The Atlantic: Crimea's Controversial Election Day

Over the weekend, 96.7% of voters in Crimea supported a secession from Ukraine. What's so controversial about that? Read more and learn vocabulary words like annex, boycott, condemnation, intervention, referendum, and sanctioned.

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