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Daily Reader: Edition #358

Learn 95 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: what your name says about you, what U.S. politicians can learn from the National Hockey League, and the concerns around CrossFit.

1. What Your Name Says About How Believable You Are
Scientific American, 4/29/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

Scientific American: What Your Name Says About How Believable You Are

What does your name say about you? Read more and learn vocabulary words like credibility, elicited, hypothesis, intuition, tandem, and verdicts.

2. What Hockey Players Can Teach our Toothless Politicians
The Daily Beast, 4/29/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 54

The Daily Beast: What Hockey Players Can Teach our Toothless Politicians

Could U.S. politicians actually learn a few lessons from the National Hockey League? Read more and learn vocabulary words like animosity, consensus, cogent, demonize, obfuscate, and vestigial.

3. Does CrossFit push people too hard?
Washington Post, 4/28/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

Washington Post: Does CrossFit push people too hard?

CrossFit, the latest fitness craze, has a reputation for pushing people to their limits. Read more and learn vocabulary words like dispute, induce, intermittent, provoke, relentless, and rigorous.

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