Monday, August 26, 2013
Vocabulary Fall #2 Definitions and Sentences 8/26
1. Many people in the world today struggle with obesity.
2. The mold on the ceiling started to accumulate.
3. The body mass of the weight trainer was intense.
4. Her father was came down with a terrible disease.
5. Jenny Craig is an O.G. when it comes to diets.
6. The prevalence of technology is increasing.
7. He had a stigma when it came to spiders.
8. Wearing your seat belt can prevent an accident.
9. The bouncer wouldn't let the adolescent in.
10. They bought an excessive amount of donuts.
11. The structure of the robot had a very detailed mechanism.
12. The bad weather predisposed her attitude.
13. The child was suffering from a rare syndrome.
14. Living a sedentary lifestyle isn't good for you at all.
obesity: is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health
accumulate: gather together or acquire an increasing number or quantity of
mass: a body of coherent matter, usually of indefinite shape and often of considerable size
disease: an abnormal condition that affects the body of an organism.
diet:the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats
prevalence: the fact or condition of being prevalent; commonness
stigma: a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person
prevent(able): keep (something) from happening or arising.
adolescent: of a young person, in the process of developing from a child into an adult
cardiovascular: of or relating to the heart and blood vessels.
excessive: more than is necessary, normal, or desirable; immoderate.
mechanism: a system of parts working together in a machine; a piece of machinery.
sedentary: (of a person) tending to spend much time seated; somewhat inactive.
predispose: make someone liable or inclined to a specified attitude, action, or condition.
syndrome: group of symptoms that consistently occur together or a condition characterized by a set of associated symptoms.