Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: corpulent

Definition: very fat; N. corpulence


Sentences Containing 'corpulent'

At Elba, as Sir Neil Campbell noted, he became inactive and proportionately corpulent.
Bo' Rai Cho is a corpulent native of Outworld who has trained many warriors.
In the book "Samuel Carpenter and his Descendants", Thomas Carpenter is described as "about 5'10" high, with a large frame but not corpulent, erect, well-formed, with a fine ruddy complexion.
The Squadron Supreme, once heroic defenders of justice and utopian ideals, have been reduced to corpulent cannibalistic murderers with a voracious appetite for human flesh.

More Vocab Words

::: uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
::: courier - messenger
::: repartee - quick clever reply
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
::: secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
::: malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
::: certitude - certainty
::: veer - change in direction; swerve
::: fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse