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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.

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