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Daily Reader: Edition #395

Learn 85 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the longest movie plot summaries on Wikipedia, how feeling sick can be relative, and the use of technology in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

1. The Longest Movie Plot Summary on Wikipedia
Slate, 6/26/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

Slate: The Longest Movie Plot Summary on Wikipedia

Movie plot summaries can be extremely detailed on Wikipedia. Which movie has the longest summary? Read more and learn vocabulary words like digressive, exhaustive, exuberance, intricate, obscurity, and verbose.

2. Feeling Too Sick to Work But Not Too Sick to Go Out
The Atlantic, 6/26/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

The Atlantic: Feeling Too Sick to Work But Not Too Sick to Go Out

A new study shows why we can legitimately feel too sick to go to school or work, but are somehow able to power through it for a day of fun. Read more and learn vocabulary words like extrapolate, hierarchy, immune, insurmountable, perspective, and spontaneous.

3. The Beautiful, Invisible Game
The Atlantic, 6/26/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 43

The Atlantic: The Beautiful, Invisible Game

Does the use of new technology at the 2014 FIFA World Cup help or hurt the game? Read more and learn vocabulary words like ambiguity, epitomize, manipulate, synchronized, tyranny, and unprecedented.

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