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Daily Reader: Edition #348

Learn 86 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the trial of Oscar Pistorius for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, a summer movie preview, and the growing popularity of small plates dining.

1. How Oscar Pistorius Went From Paralympic Golden Boy to ‘Disgusting Liar’
The Daily Beast, 4/14/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 57

The Daily Beast: How Oscar Pistorius Went From Paralympic Golden Boy to ‘Disgusting Liar’

Oscar Pistorius has fallen a long way from his days as an internationally beloved paralympic athlete. Read more and learn vocabulary words like belies, concession, fabricated, proclivity, recriminations, and tenacious.

2. Summer Movie Preview: Performances to Watch For
The Wire, 4/14/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 14

The Wire: Summer Movie Preview: Performances to Watch For

Here are some potential summer blockbusters to look forward to! Read more and learn vocabulary words like accrued, charisma, foray, humanitarian, inimitable, and stoic.

3. How Small Plates Conquered America's Menus
The Atlantic, 4/14/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15

The Atlantic: How Small Plates Conquered America's Menus

Restaurants across the U.S. are embracing the "small plates dining" concept. Read more and learn vocabulary words like communal, conviviality, eschewing, spectrum, subtly, and succumbing.

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