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Daily Reader: Edition #383

Learn 112 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the high art of competitive eating, the new Taco Bell Quesarito, and this year’s World Cup soccer ball.

1. The High Art of Competitive Eating
The Atlantic, 6/9/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 75

The Atlantic: The High Art of Competitive Eating

Should competitive eating be considered a real sport? Read more and learn vocabulary words like agility, cathartic, conspicuous, formidable, kinetic, and meticulous.

2. Let's Investigate the New Taco Bell Quesarito, Shall We?
The Wire, 6/9/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

The Wire: Let's Investigate the New Taco Bell Quesarito, Shall We?

Taco Bell's latest creation, the Quesarito (quesadilla + burrito), is getting interesting reviews. Read more and learn vocabulary words like amalgamating, comestibles, diffident, prevalent, sentiment, and surplus.

3. Why this year’s World Cup soccer ball may fly more predictably than the 2010 dud
Washington Post, 6/9/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

Washington Post: Why this year’s World Cup soccer ball may fly more predictably than the 2010 dud

A lot of focus is being placed on the soccer ball that will be used in this year's World Cup. Read more and learn vocabulary words like ameliorate, hyperbolic, magnitude, predecessor, trajectory, and turbulence.

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