Learn 59 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles about Chris Brown & Rihanna's stormy relationship, the greek yogurt fad, and the controversy over ADHD diagnosis.
1. Stormy Relationship, Forgiving Followers
The New York Times, 4/28/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22
The stormy relationship between Chris Brown and Rihanna has drawn a lot of news attention through the years — why is that? Read more and learn vocabulary words like anonymity, conspicuous, despicable, discourse, excoriated, impromptu, misogynist, and polarizing.
2. Has Greek Yogurt Jumped the Shark?
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15
Greek yogurt has been the "it" ingredient for the past few years — used in everything from cereals to cakes to veggie dips – but is the fad over? Read more and learn vocabulary words like bemoaned, explicitly, frigid, infatuation, obscure, purists, redeem, and viable.
3. Are Doctors Diagnosing Too Many Kids with ADHD?
Scientific American, 5/1/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22 (on first page)
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a serious disorder, but how it is diagnosed remains a controversial topic. Read more and learn vocabulary words like alleged, conclusive, continuum, magnitude, notable, opined, specter, and writhe.
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