Learn 69 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:
1. Melting Polar Ice Will Spike Sea Levels at the Equator
Smithsonian Magazine, 2/21/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21
If you live on the coast, watch out — the shoreline close to home is moving! Ice melt in Greenland is projected to significantly affect water levels throughout the world, most of all the equatorial Pacific and South Africa. Read more and learn vocabulary words like alterations, attain, boon, mitigating, proximity, ramification, theoretical, unprecedented, and unscathed.
2. America’s Overpaid Doctors
Slate Magazine, 2/25/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20
According to this writer, a recent investigation of American health care prices missed one thing: We pay our doctors way too much. Read more and learn vocabulary words like bilk, charity, clout, concedes, deficit, incentives, monetary, practitioners, rational, reform, and upshot.
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 28
Missed the Oscars? Check out this colorful recap and learn vocabulary words like alluded, audible, commensurate, complementary, congregated, eponymous, equivocally, guise, jaded, medley, obtrusive, ovation, rendition, rousing, and snub.
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