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Daily Reader: Edition #113

Learn 82 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:

1. Mike Bloomberg's Soda Appeal May Die
The Atlantic, 3/12/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

The Atlantic: Mike Bloomberg's Soda Appeal May Die

On Monday, a judge ruled that NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg could not move forward with his attempt to ban large-sized soda drinks in the city. The Mayor plans to appeal the ruling, but what will happen next? Read more and learn vocabulary words like capricious, expedite, fraught, imminent, jeopardize, prevail, prevalent, restrained, and supposed.

2. Papal Election Underway as 115 Cardinals Enter Conclave
U.S.News & World Report, 3/12/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

US News: Papal Election Underway as 115 Cardinals Enter Conclave

One hundred fifteen cardinals, so-called "princes" of the Catholic Church, entered cloistered deliberations yesterday to debate and ultimately elect a new pope. Are you wondering who the leading contenders are? Read more and learn vocabulary words like conclave, deems, denouncing, dialogue, emeritus, fidelity, secrecy, temporal, and unprecedented.

3. Hey, Where’s My Corporate Dystopia?
National Review, 3/11/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 44

National Review: Hey, Where’s My Corporate Dystopia?

A constant theme in science fiction is that the future will be dominated by amoral international (or interstellar) corporations - see Terminator, Alien, and Robocop. Are we there yet? Read more and learn vocabulary words like abject, antagonist, cachet, connotations, hybrid, oppression, pilgrimage, prostrated, rogues, sinister, and spectrum.

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