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Daily Reader: Edition #375

Learn 61 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: what female Disney villains have in common, the popularity of Minecraft, and how much it would cost to hire Taylor Swift for your next party.

1. What Do All These Female Disney Villains Have in Common?
Time, 5/22/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 12

Time: What Do All These Female Disney Villains Have in Common?

Female villains in Disney movies have one surprising thing in common! Read more and learn vocabulary words like antagonist, bemoans, benevolence, scorned, snubbed, and supposed.

2. The Game That Conquered the World
The Atlantic, 5/21/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 39

The Atlantic: The Game That Conquered the World

How did Minecraft become so popular so fast? Read more and learn vocabulary words like benign, fictive, labyrinth, obscurity, propelled, and theoretical.

3. See How Much It’ll Cost to Book Your Favorite Musical Act
The Daily Beast, 5/21/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 10

The Daily Beast: See How Much It’ll Cost to Book Your Favorite Musical Act

Wish you could book Taylor Swift or your favorite musical act for your next party? Find out how much it would cost you! Read more and learn vocabulary words like aficionados, alleged, delusion, expenditure, grandeur, and tribute.

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