Learn 76 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: unusual college scholarships, the return of Lady Gaga's outrageous fashions, and how China ended 2,000 years of famine.
1. Students look for scholarships in some unusual places
Washington Post, 4/1/2014
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 26
Looking for money for college? There are some unusual scholarships out there including ones for Klingon speakers and promising bowlers. Read more and learn vocabulary words like aspirations, dispel, elusive, niche, ornate, and paltry.
2. The Return of Lady Gaga’s Outrageous Fashion
The Daily Beast, 4/2/2014
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 14
Lady Gaga is back with her crazy fashions. Read more and learn vocabulary words like compensate, consciousness, doppelganger, hiatus, monotonous, and vengeance.
3. Why Does China Not Have Famines Anymore?
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 36
China was able to eradicate famine after nearly 2,000 years of starvation. What can we learn from this? Read more and learn vocabulary words like arable, dissidents, ingenuity, juggernaut, meager, and vibrancy.
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