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  • 41heavyset — adjective having a short and solid form or stature a wrestler of compact build he was tall and heavyset stocky legs a thickset young man • Syn: ↑compact, ↑stocky, ↑thick, ↑thickset …

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  • 42Gnar — Gnar, n. [OE. knarre, gnarre, akin to OD. knor, G. knorren. Cf. {Knar}, {Knur}, {Gnarl}.] A knot or gnarl in wood; hence, a tough, thickset man; written also {gnarr}. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] He was . . . a thick gnarre. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 43gnarr — Gnar Gnar, n. [OE. knarre, gnarre, akin to OD. knor, G. knorren. Cf. {Knar}, {Knur}, {Gnarl}.] A knot or gnarl in wood; hence, a tough, thickset man; written also {gnarr}. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] He was . . . a thick gnarre. Chaucer. [1913… …

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  • 44heavyset — adj. 1. obese. Note: usually men are portly and women are stout Syn: portly, stout. [WordNet 1.5] 2. heavy and compact in form or build or stature. Syn: compact, stocky, thick, thickset. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 45Stout — (stout), a. [Compar. {Stouter} (stout [ e]r); superl. {Stoutest}.] [D. stout bold (or OF. estout bold, proud, of Teutonic origin); akin to AS. stolt, G. stolz, and perh. to E. stilt.] 1. Strong; lusty; vigorous; robust; sinewy; muscular; hence,… …

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  • 46Stouter — Stout Stout (stout), a. [Compar. {Stouter} (stout [ e]r); superl. {Stoutest}.] [D. stout bold (or OF. estout bold, proud, of Teutonic origin); akin to AS. stolt, G. stolz, and perh. to E. stilt.] 1. Strong; lusty; vigorous; robust; sinewy;… …

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  • 47Stoutest — Stout Stout (stout), a. [Compar. {Stouter} (stout [ e]r); superl. {Stoutest}.] [D. stout bold (or OF. estout bold, proud, of Teutonic origin); akin to AS. stolt, G. stolz, and perh. to E. stilt.] 1. Strong; lusty; vigorous; robust; sinewy;… …

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  • 48Trunked — Trunked, a. Having (such) a trunk. [1913 Webster] Thickset with strong and well trunked trees. Howell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 49Verriculate — Ver*ric u*late, a. [L. verriculum a net, seine.] (Zo[ o]l.) Having thickset tufts of parallel hairs, bristles, or branches. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 50ankylosaur — noun Etymology: New Latin Ankylosauria, from Ankylosaurus Date: 1949 any of a suborder (Ankylosauria) of herbivorous Cretaceous ornithiscian dinosaurs having a long low lying thickset body covered dorsally with bony plates …

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  • 51elephant — noun (plural elephants; also elephant) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French olifant, elefant, from L. elephantus, from Greek elephant , elephas Date: 14th century 1. any of a family… …

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  • 52hyrax — noun Etymology: Greek hyrak , hyrax shrew Date: 1832 any of a family (Procaviidae) of small ungulate mammals of Africa and the Middle East characterized by thickset body with short legs and ears and rudimentary tail, feet with soft pads and broad …

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  • 53squatty — adjective (squattier; est) Date: 1881 1. low to the ground 2. dumpy, thickset …

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  • 54stubby — adjective (stubbier; est) Date: 15th century 1. abounding with stubs 2. a. resembling a stub ; being short and thick < stubby fingers > b. being short and thickset ; squat c. being short, broad, or blunt (as from use or wear) …

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  • 55woodchuck — noun Etymology: by folk etymology from a word of Algonquian origin; akin to Narragansett ockqutchaun woodchuck Date: 1674 a grizzled thickset marmot (Marmota monax) chiefly of Alaska, Canada, and the northeastern U.S. called also groundhog …

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  • 56chunk — I. noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of chuck short piece of wood Date: 1691 1. a short thick piece or lump (as of wood or coal) 2. a large noteworthy quantity or part < bet a sizable chunk of money on the race > 3. a strong thickset horse&#8230; …

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  • 57thick — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English thikke, from Old English thicce; akin to Old High German dicki thick, Old Irish tiug Date: before 12th century 1. a. having or being of relatively great depth or extent from one surface to its opposite < a&#8230; …

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  • 58Henry III of England — Henry III Oil painting of Henry III by unknown artist, ca. 1620, later incorrectly inscribed Eduardus . King of England (more...) Reign …

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  • 59John Watson (Sherlock Holmes) — Dr John H. Watson is a fictional character, the friend, confidante and biographer of Sherlock Holmes, the fictional 19th century detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Various (extra canonical) sources give Watson s birth date as August 7,&#8230; …

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  • 60Bert Williams — This is about the Broadway performer Bert Williams. For the English footballer, see Bert Williams (footballer) Egbert Austin Williams (November 12, 1875 – March 4, 1922) was the pre eminent Black entertainer of his era and one of the most popular …

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