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Daily Reader: Edition #374

Learn 81 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how Nutella conquered America, the beauty of murals, and an idea for revising the SAT.

1. How Nutella Conquered America
The Daily Beast, 5/21/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 31

The Daily Beast: How Nutella Conquered America

How did Nutella, the delicious hazelnut chocolate spread, get so popular in the U.S.? Read more and learn vocabulary words like austerity, devotees, niche, noteworthy, solidify, and ubiquitous.

2. Murals That Turn Train Rides Into Full-Blown Art Shows
Wired, 5/21/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

Wired: Murals That Turn Train Rides Into Full-Blown Art Shows

Murals can completely change the look of a city. Read more and learn vocabulary words like abstract, caricature, demolition, decrepit, monotony, and unorthodox.

3. How to Fix the SAT
Slate, 5/21/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 34

Slate: How to Fix the SAT

This writer proposes an interesting change to the SAT exam. Read more and learn vocabulary words like behemoth, defuse, inherent, obscure, subliminal, and volatile.

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