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Vocabulary Definitions for “ It’s Portion Distortion That Makes America Fat ” by Shannon Brownlee. Mr. Cleon M. McLean Department of English Ontario High School. Vocabulary ( Part One of Two). litigious —disagreement/argument often involving the law

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vocabulary definitions for it s portion distortion that makes america fat by shannon brownlee

Vocabulary Definitions for“It’s Portion Distortion That Makes America Fat” by Shannon Brownlee

Mr. Cleon M. McLean

Department of English

Ontario High School

vocabulary part one of two
Vocabulary (Part One of Two)
  • litigious—disagreement/argument often involving the law
  • ludicrous—causing laughter because of absurdity
  • thus—means “so”
  • roly-poly—means “fat”
  • inevitable—means “will happen”
  • manipulate—to manage or influence skillfully, especially in an unfair manner
  • induce—to bring about, produce, or cause
  • substantial—of considerable amount, quantity or size
  • ailing—sickly or unwell
  • patrons—customers or clients
vocabulary part two of two
Vocabulary (Part Two of Two)

11. imperative—absolutely necessary or required

12. relative—something having or standing in some relation to something else

13. reluctant—unwilling or disinclined

14. ubiquitous—existing or being everywhere at the same time

15. annals—records

16. gargantuan—gigantic; enormous

17. pervade—to become spread through all parts

18. scoff—to speak mockingly

19. omni—means “all”

20. saturate—to soak up thoroughly and completely