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Daily Reader: Edition #361

Learn 75 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how to become more fearless, what Star Wars got right, and the smartphone war between Apple and Samsung.

1. Fearlessness: 3 Things You Can Learn From Special Ops and Navy SEALS
Time, 5/3/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 41

Time: Fearlessness: 3 Things You Can Learn From Special Ops and Navy SEALS

Want to be more fearless in your life? Read more and learn vocabulary words like affixed, calamity, deliberate, disparity, seasoned, and succinct.

2. Could ‘Star Wars’ Be Right About Habitable Moons?
The Daily Beast, 5/4/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

The Daily Beast: Could Star Wars Be Right About Habitable Moons?

The Star Wars movies aren't exactly known for their scientific accuracy. But they did get one thing potentially right. Read more and learn vocabulary words like alliance, compressed, motif, plagued, prophetic, and speculated.

3. Apple Wins Patent Battle With Samsung, But Is Losing the War
The Wire, 5/3/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 13

The Wire: Apple Wins Patent Battle With Samsung, But Is Losing the War

The battle between smartphone giants, Apple and Samsung, is heating up. Read more and learn vocabulary words like aspirations, infringed, injunction, litigation, meteoric, and momentum.

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