Today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader features a hodgepodge of articles:
1. A Crying Toddler Viral Video Reflects Cranky, Exhausting Election
Newsweek's The Daily Beast, 11/2/2012
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33
The latest viral video to hit YouTube features a cranky, exhausted, sobbing toddler who is just tired of this year's cranky, exhausting, drawn-out presidential election. Check it out and learn vocabulary words like alleged, crotchety, devoid, enervating, farce, impervious, maverick, pathos, preening, salivating, and weary.
2. Extremely Bad Weather
Science News, 11/2/2012
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 88
It has not been a good weather year - what with extreme droughts, devastating tornadoes, and now Frankenstorm Sandy. This article discusses whether climate change might be the culprit for these unusual weather patterns. Read more and learn vocabulary words like anomalous, clamoring, contiguous, discerning, excessive, gales, integrity, measured, negligible, predisposing, protracted, recur, respite, temporal, transient, and unprecedented.
3. The Surreal Evolution of Nashville in Pop Culture, From Altman to ABC
The Atlantic, 10/31/2012
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 64
If you're a big fan of the new ABC series or if you're just a fan of country music, you'll want to check out this article about the legendary city of Nashville, also known as Music City USA. Read more and learn vocabulary words like antagonize, bastion, depicted, elusive, garrisoned, incipient, ingrained, juggernaut, nostalgic, paeans, parable, presciently, reviled, revived, vaunted, and zeitgeist.
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