Learn 79 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how department store holiday windows are created, why fast food workers are going on strike, and a book recommendation for Hunger Games fans.
1. Tales of a Bergdorf Goodman Window Dresser
The Daily Beast, 12/5/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 24
It's that time of year! It's time to admire the holiday windows at the major department stores! Read about how these holiday spectacles are created and learn vocabulary words like compendium, dioramas, ephemeral, gothic, inverted, and thematic.
2. They're Not Lovin' It
U.S. News, 12/5/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20
Across the U.S. last week, many fast food workers went on strike to protest for higher wages and better working conditions. Read more and learn vocabulary words like derided, enshrined, legitimate, pernicious, stagnant, and subsidized.
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 35
Need a new young adult book series to read? Check out this classic but obscure series about a boy's fight to restore humanity after an alien invasion. Read more and learn vocabulary words like infiltrate, monotonous, riveting, smug, subservient, and visionary.
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