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Daily Reader: Edition #384

Learn 75 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: World Cup team stereotypes, controlling the faceoff in hockey games, and the comeback of baseball player Manny Ramirez.

1. World Cup Team Stereotypes: Separating Fact from Fiction
The Wire, 6/11/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 26

The Wire: World Cup Team Stereotypes: Separating Fact from Fiction

Here's a quick primer on some of the top World Cup teams. Read more and learn vocabulary words like absurd, integral, pragmatic, prowess, renowned, and ruthless.

2. Controlling the faceoff is critical to the game of hockey
Los Angeles Times, 6/11/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

LA Times: Controlling the faceoff is critical to the game of hockey

Consistently winning the faceoff is critical to winning hockey games. Read more and learn vocabulary words like brutish, cunning, dexterity, leverage, momentum, and vital.

3. Why Do We Forgive Manny Ramirez for Being Manny?
The Daily Beast, 6/11/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 29

The Daily Beast: Why Do We Forgive Manny Ramirez for Being Manny?

Baseball player Manny Ramirez is poised to make a comeback despite his many past transgressions. Read more and learn vocabulary words like blatant, churlish, denounced, enigmatically, irrepressible, and pariah.

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