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Word: stout

Definition: rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter

Sentences Containing 'stout'

"Baliospermum montanum" is a stout under-shrub 0.9-1.8m in height with herbaceous branches from the roots.
"Baliospermum montanum" is a stout undershrub with numerous flowers.
"Small, stout-built, very quick in his ways, no hair on his face, though he's not short of thirty.
'There was a gentleman here, yesterday,' he said--'a stout gentleman, by the name of Topsawyer--perhaps you know him?'
A stout loyalist of Sirimavo Bandaranaike, he supported her in having the government extended by two more years, then the six years it was elected for.
A tall, stout official had come down the stone-flagged passage, in a peaked cap and frogged jacket.
Adults are relatively stout with a broad head and a short tail.
After graduating from MIT, he was hired by Tom Towle for the Stout Metal Airplane Division of the Ford Motor Company.
All of the versions start with Guinness Stout.
And it is not out of a stout and peremptory resolution, that he saith it, but in mere love, and humble submission.
C. megacephala are typically a shorter, more stout bodied fly with its tell tale signs being a larger head and prominent red eyes.
Consent to this whipping, my son; to the devil with the devil, and leave fear to milksops, for 'a stout heart breaks bad luck,' as you very well know."
God bless me, with what an air of dignity he used to carry my lady behind him on a stout mule as black as jet!
Gray above and white below, the porbeagle has a very stout midsection that tapers towards the long, pointed snout and the narrow base of the tail.
He peremptorily denied for example, that any whale could so smite his stout sloop-of-war as to cause her to leak so much as a thimbleful.
He was stout, had a short, thick neck; he was attacked with apoplexy, and I was called in too late.
However, the term cob, defined as a short-legged, stout horse, is a body type rather than a breed.
I soon fell into the company of some Dutch sailors belonging to the Amboyna, of Amsterdam, a stout ship of 450 tons.
It is a large and stout bodied rodent covered with quills which are sharp, rigid structures.
It was a stout pale pudding, heavy and flabby, and with great flat raisins in it, stuck in whole at wide distances apart.
It was flown as a personal aircraft by Stout for several years and was later donated to the Smithsonian Institution.
It was the ebbing life-blood first that failed The weary arms; the stout hearts never quailed.
Jeffrey Stout (September 11, 1950 in Trenton, NJ –) is a contemporary scholar of religion who focuses on ethics.
John Cannon, who owned the steamboat), and the pilot, John Stout, was credited with saving many lives.
Kegler is a stout little being, the longtime companion of Villamax.
On the 26th they fell in with a squadron of Algerine galleys, and after a stout resistance were overpowered and carried into Algiers.
Since obtaining his Ph.D in 1976 from Princeton University, Stout has remained there as a Professor of Religion.
Stout accepted the post of president and held it until 1928, when the Garland Fund ended its subsidy and James Henle became president.
Stout attempted to design a simple aircraft that would have controls similar to early model Fords including the ignition switch and the starter button.
Stout has been influenced by Richard Rorty and more recently Robert Brandom and, albeit with qualifications, aligns himself with the school of philosophy known as American Pragmatism.
The game started slowly as rain the previous week had made the turf soggy and both teams showed stout defense.
The general was stout and tall, the president offered him the side of the railing to assist him in getting down.
The porbeagle is a very stout-bodied shark with a fusiform (spindle-like) shape.
The shrews and soledons closely resemble mice while the moles are stout bodied burrowers.
The shrews and solenodons closely resemble mice while the moles are stout bodied burrowers.
The Skycar IV of 1944 was also known as the Spratt-Stout Model 8 and the Convair 103.
The stout sail-boat that had accompanied us began ranging alongside.
The Stout Skycar was a series of four one-off American-built light aircraft of the 1930s.
The tail has a stout red horn curving back with a black tip.
The twigs are stout and a light reddish-brown colour, covered with grayish down.
Their opponents noted that the extra tax received had come from an unduly high consumption of tea, stout, whiskey and tobacco, and not from income tax.
They have flattened heads, stout necks, prominent breasts, rounded bodies and what has been described as an "arrogant" bearing.
They interpreted the stout teeth as having been used for crushing bones.
They sit and eat their luncheon in stout fear naughts on the dry oak leaves on the shore, as wise in natural lore as the citizen is in artificial.
William Bushnell Stout was a prolific designer of road vehicles and aircraft, including the Ford Trimotor series.
With a stout bearing, therefore, though her manner had shaken me more than I cared to confess, I still shook my head and declared my intention of remaining where I was.
With them they carried Don Quixote, regarding him as a man of worth and a stout one.
Writer Rex Stout, chairman of the Writers' War Board and representative of Freedom House, would rebut the most entertaining lies of the week.
``Of a fine, stout, healthy love it may.
… The most entertaining lies, as well as those lending themselves to what "Time" called Stout's 'lunch-counter sarcasm,' were used on the air."

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