1. macrobiotic (page 145) - The theory or practice of promoting well-being and longevity, principally by means of a diet consisting chiefly of whole grains and beans.
2. aphrodisiacs (page 165)- Something, such as a drug or food, having such an effect; sexual pleasures
1." Dan flew across the room like one of those disposable bad guys in a James Bond movie." (page 174) This is a simile, and I know that it is because it is showing comparisent with the word like.
2. " The shiny, brightly colored packages with their bold brand names screamed at her like a lurid chorus." (page 170) This literary element is a simile and the reason it is because it is using the word like while comparing something.
3. " Blair giggled merrily, watching her bounce, oblivious to the gap that had already formed between them like a crack in a side walk." (page 120) This simile is a literary element because it is using the word like while comparing something.