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Daily Reader: Edition #390

Learn 51 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: Dave Chappelle's return to NYC, models suffering from model denial, and the murals that zoos use to make us forget the cages.

1. Dave Chappelle’s Triumphant Return to New York City
The Daily Beast, 6/19/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 13

The Daily Beast: Dave Chappelle’s Triumphant Return to New York City

Dave Chappelle is doing his first official comedy show in NYC in nearly 10 years. Read more and learn vocabulary words like appeasing, conglomerate, defunct, juxtaposition, misrepresented, and recalled.

2. Miranda Kerr & Karlie Kloss Suffer From Model Denial
The Daily Beast, 6/19/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

The Daily Beast: Miranda Kerr & Karlie Kloss Suffer From Model Denial

What's up with successful models like Miranda Kerr trying to deny that they're models? Read more and learn vocabulary words like cherubic, deployed, exorbitant, parlay, requisite, and savvy.

3. The Murals That Zoos Use to Make Us Forget the Cages
Wired, 6/19/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

Wired: The Murals That Zoos Use to Make Us Forget the Cages

Many zoos try to make animal cages look more appealing by using murals. Read more and learn vocabulary words like augmented, captive, confined, imminent, perplexing, and sequestered.

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