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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #43

Learn 62 vocabulary words from today's Thanksgiving-themed Daily SAT-ACT Reader:

1. Thanksgiving 2012 Myths and Facts
National Geographic, 11/20/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 30

National Geographic: Thanksgiving 2012 Myths and Facts

Before we sit down to the big dinner tomorrow, let's debunk some classic Thanksgiving myths. Read more and learn vocabulary words like contrary, debut, decimated, domesticated, encroach, frugal, laden, precipitated, recession, remembrance, respite, and sustenance.

2. Why You’ll Still Have Room for Pie After Turkey and Stuffing
Smithsonian Magazine, 11/20/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

Smithsonian: Why You’ll Still Have Room for Pie After Turkey and Stuffing

It’s a gastronomic phenomenon that some call the “dessert shelf”: the remarkable ability of many a Thanksgiving eater to feel completely full after the main course, yet still have room for dessert. Read more and learn vocabulary words like confront, counterpart, implicate, induce, speculate, stimulating, suppresses, and termination.

3. Does Eating Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?
Scientific American, 11/20/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 13

Scientific American: Does Eating Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

After Thanksgiving dinner, many people start to feel a little drowsy. Turkey typically gets the blame - but is that fair? Read more and learn vocabulary words like appealing, convert, nourishing, physiology, stimulate, stupor, and subjective.

Hope this helps! Let us know if you have suggestions for improvement!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We'll be back on Monday.

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