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Daily Reader: Edition #317

Learn 63 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: what happens when a mom decides to take the SAT for fun, how a writer quit Google, and Lupita Nyong’o's red carpet fashion.

1. Big Score: When Mom takes the SATs
The New Yorker, 3/3/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 25 (first page)

New Yorker: Big Score: When Mom takes the SATs

This writer decided to take the SAT herself, just so she could see what it would be like. Read more and learn vocabulary words like deprived, errant, ironic, misgivings, premise, and speculative.

2. How I Quit Google
Time, 2/24/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

Time: How I Quit Google

It seems impossible for many of us to go a single hour without using Google, but this writer decided to quit completely. Read more and learn vocabulary words like amend, coalition, foibles, inadvertently, queries, and reform.

3. Lupita Nyong’o Discusses Her Style Inspirations and Red Carpet Fashion
The Daily Beast, 2/24/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

The Daily Beast: Lupita Nyong’o Discusses Her Style Inspirations and Red Carpet Fashion

All the fashion critics seem to agree that actress Lupita Nyong’o should win the award for best dressed this awards season. Read more and learn vocabulary words like enmeshed, juxtaposing, sartorial, scapegoat, timeless, and transformation.

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