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He presented his card to the corpulent and powdered footman; he was announced; he was ushered in.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The former was twenty-five years old and very corpulent, the latter was fifteen and was slim and well made.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He is less corpulent, and his legs are shorter; in the stomach and intestines, there is a difference of conformation.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Always conscious of his deformity, and terribly afraid of becoming corpulent, he was sedulously careful of his person and dress.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOL XVARIOUS
I would do it myself were it not that a very corpulent and most unexpected pudding is claiming my present attention.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
I saw a corpulent man, ludicrously like the King's pictures, with bulging gray eyes that seemed to take in nothing.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
On one occasion she brought to him a corpulent man with narrow eyes like a Chinaman, and a nose like a vultures beak.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
There is every variety of this music, from the low wheeze of the asthmatic, to the stentorian grunt of the corpulent and profound.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, MAY 1844VARIOUS
He was a genteely-dressed individual, rather corpulent, with dark features, and seemingly about forty-five.
THE ROMANY RYEGEORGE BORROW
A corpulent young gentleman jumped out, and immediately uttered an eager shout.
IN FRIENDSHIP'S GUISEWM. MURRAY GRAYDON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CORPULENT

  • chunky
  • corpulent
  • fat
  • heavyset
  • plump
  • solid
  • squat
  • stout
  • stubby
  • sturdy
  • thick
  • thickset
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