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  • 141 obesity — [n] corpulence bulk, chubbiness, chunkiness, fatness, overweight, paunchiness, plumpness, portliness, rotundness, stoutness; concept 734 …

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  • 142 strength — [n1] stamina, mental or physical backbone, body, brawn, brawniness, brute force*, clout, courage, durability, energy, firmness, force, fortitude, hardiness, health, healthiness, lustiness, might, muscle, nerve, physique, pith, potency, pow*,… …

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  • 143 Mensch — 1. A verzagte Möntsch isch im Himmel nid sichar. (Bern.) – Zyro, 108. 2. Ach, Mensch, betracht , wie Gott verlacht all deinen Pracht, der in einer Nacht wird zu nichts gemacht. – Gerlach, 9. 3. Ain verkerter mensch richtet hader an vnd ain… …

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  • 144 stout — ► ADJECTIVE 1) rather fat or heavily built. 2) (of an object) sturdy and thick. 3) brave and determined. ► NOUN ▪ a kind of strong, dark beer brewed with roasted malt or barley. DERIVATIVES stoutly adverb stoutness nou …

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  • 145 stoutly — stout ► ADJECTIVE 1) rather fat or heavily built. 2) (of an object) sturdy and thick. 3) brave and determined. ► NOUN ▪ a kind of strong, dark beer brewed with roasted malt or barley. DERIVATIVES stoutly adverb stoutness nou …

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  • 146 burly — [13] Burly has come down in the world over the centuries. Originally it meant ‘excellent, noble, stately’, and it appears to come from an unrecorded Old English adjective *būrlic, literally ‘bowerly’ – that is, ‘fit to frequent a lady’s… …

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  • 147 corpulence — [kôr′pyo͞o ləns, kôr′pyələns] n. [< L corpulentia: see CORPULENT] fatness or stoutness of body; obesity: also corpulency …

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  • 148 stout — [stout] adj. [ME < OFr estout, bold, prob. < Frank stolt, proud, bold, akin to MDu stelte,STILT] 1. courageous; brave; undaunted 2. a) strong in body; sturdy b) strong in construction; firm; substantial [a stout wall] 3 …

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  • 149 corpulency — noun more than average fatness • Syn: ↑fleshiness, ↑obesity • Derivationally related forms: ↑obese (for: ↑obesity), ↑fleshy (for: ↑ …

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  • 150 fleshiness — noun more than average fatness • Syn: ↑obesity, ↑corpulency • Derivationally related forms: ↑obese (for: ↑obesity), ↑fleshy • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 151 obesity — noun more than average fatness • Syn: ↑fleshiness, ↑corpulency • Derivationally related forms: ↑obese, ↑fleshy (for: ↑fleshiness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 152 stout — adj. & n. adj. 1 rather fat; corpulent; bulky. 2 of considerable thickness or strength (a stout stick). 3 brave, resolute, vigorous (a stout fellow; put up stout resistance). n. a strong dark beer brewed with roasted malt or barley. Phrases and… …

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  • 153 portliness — n ampleness, stoutness, roundness, plumpness, fatness, paunchiness, obesity, heaviness, fullness, dumpiness, tubbiness, chubbiness, fleshiness FORMAL corpulence, rotundity COLLOQ. beefiness …

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  • 154 full habit — noun : a condition of the body characterized by congestion of the visible blood vessels and tendency to stoutness compare endomorphic, habit …

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  • 155 av|oir|du|pois — «AV uhr duh POYZ», noun. 1. = avoirdupois weight. (Cf. ↑avoirdupois weight) Abbr: av., avdp., avoir. 2. Informal. a person s weight; heaviness; stoutness. ╂[< Middle French avoir de pois < Old French avoir de peis goods of weight < Latin …

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  • 156 cor|pu|lence — «KR pyuh luhns», noun. fatness; stoutness; obesity …

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