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Daily Reader: Edition #392

Learn 75 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the controversy over TV doctors, whether eating carrots really improves your eyesight, and the tennis stars of Wimbledon.

1. It’s Time to Turn Off TV Doctors
The Daily Beast, 6/23/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 35

The Daily Beast: It’s Time to Turn Off TV Doctors

TV doctors like Dr. Oz, Dr. Phil, and Dr. Drew are popular, but do they give sound advice? Read more and learn vocabulary words like abrasive, credibility, disparaging, lucrative, narcissism, and penchant.

2. Fact or Fiction?: Carrots Improve Your Vision
Scientific American, 6/23/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 28

Scientific American: Fact or Fiction?: Carrots Improve Your Vision

Is it true that eating carrots will help you see better at night? Read more and learn vocabulary words like consumption, deficiency, defunct, derived, infusion, and subterfuge.

3. 12 Things You Didn’t Know About the Quirky Stars of Wimbledon
The Daily Beast, 6/23/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 12

The Daily Beast: 12 Things You Didn’t Know About the Quirky Stars of Wimbledon

The 2014 Wimbledon tennis championship started yesterday. Read more and learn vocabulary words like advocate, affable, emblazoned, intrigue, niche, and stalwart.

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