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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #48

Learn 64 vocabulary words from today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader:

1. AMC Exacerbates Nauseating Movie-Theater-Smell Problem with New Dine-In Multiplex
Vanity Fair, 11/29/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 12

Vanity Fair: AMC Exacerbates Nauseating Movie-Theater-Smell Problem with New Dine-In Multiplex

Want dinner with your movie? AMC will unveil its first dine-in multiplex in Southern California, the 11th such AMC venue nationwide. For adults only, the facilities offer beer, wine, and a menu which vaguely recalls that of T.G.I. Friday’s. Read more and learn vocabulary words like affixed, bipolar, crucial, divine, indecisive, intensify, nauseating, odorous, recalls, and tout.

2. Inside Fast Food Workers' Historic Fight for Living Wages
The Atlantic, 11/29/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 29

The Atlantic: Inside Fast Food Workers' Historic Fight for Living Wages

"It beats flipping burgers," the cliché goes, because no matter what your job might be, it's assumed to be better than working in a fast-food restaurant. But in NYC, hundreds of workers at dozens of fast-food chain stores are walking out on strike, demanding better of those jobs. Read more and learn vocabulary words like confront, epitomize, intervene, regime, scourge, solidarity, stagnant, stalemated, and tactics.

3. All You Need Is (Facebook) Love
Time Magazine, 11/29/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

Time: All You Need Is (Facebook) Love

On a cold, rainy day, to cheer themselves and others up, four college students started a Facebook profile called Queen’s U Compliments, in which fellow classmates anonymously submit compliments about members of the campus community, and the four founding members post them from the account. Read about this viral campaign and learn vocabulary words like boycott, concurrent, culminates, divulging, effusive, rigorous, safeguard, and ubiquitous.

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