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Follow news of stalling Middle East negotiations from a vocabularian's perspective by learning 10 words from this week's New York Times new coverage. Commit to this list on weekly basis! Here are six...
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Following the growing crisis in the Ukraine. Here are 15 vocabulary words you need to know. Drawn from: "No Easy Way Out of Ukraine Crisis," The New York Times, Mar. 4, 2014