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)
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
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22
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
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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