It's almost Thanksgiving! Learn 56 vocabulary words from today's food-themed Daily SAT-ACT Reader:
1. Guy Fieri’s Times Square restaurant not that bad, actually
The Washington Post, 11/19/2012
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20
Not sure whether to believe The New York Times’ scathing review of Guy Fieri’s American Kitchen & Bar in Times Square? Check out this second opinion and learn vocabulary words like ambience, auspices, connoisseur, decried, dignified, eluded, furtive, glower, pensive, reproachful, skittish, solicitous, and suppurating.
2. Requiem for the Twinkie?
Chicago Tribune, 11/19/2012
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17
Hostess, the company responsible for making Twinkies, Ding Dongs, and Ho Hos, may shut down if it can't negotiate an agreement with its labor union. Read more and learn vocabulary words like capital, commodity, concession, extinct, innovate, liquidate, obsolete, peaked, prevailed, recession, and redundant.
3. What You Should Know About Caffeine
Time Magazine, 11/19/2012
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19
5-hour Energy came under fire after the FDA received 13 reports of deaths possibly linked to the energy drink. How can energy drinks, whose main ingredient is caffeine, be connected to the deaths? Read more and learn vocabulary words like adverse, agitated, beneficial, consumption, deem, dwindle, enhance, excessive, moderation, retain, stimulant, and tolerate.
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