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America is getting fatter - is obesity is an epidemic?

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Merriam-Webster defines obesity as “a condition characterized by the excessive accumulation and storage of fat in the body.”

Now, since many of us have not accepted the fact that we’re putting on a few pounds, or if one might be in denial, here are a few synonyms that describe what it is to be obese: adiposity, chubbiness, corpulency, embonpoint, fat, fatness, fattiness, fleshiness, grossness, corpulence, plumpness, portliness, pudginess, pursiness, rotundity.

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