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verb as in grow or make bigger; nourish

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Finally, a large, fattened shark emerges from its mother and swims away.

Lastly, it invested heavily to re-engineer one of its core products, the less-fattening Satisfries.

Third, recognize that out-of-home meals generally are more fattening than in-home meals.

Put your most unflattering and fattening pictures up for all to see.

The Easter Bunny will stash treats for millions of kids this Sunday, but some sweets will be more fattening than others.

We'll keep weeding out the troublesome ones, keep fattening and hobbling the submissive ones.

The following table contains a summary of the composition of ten different animals in different stages of fattening.

This fattening process generally produces the desired effect.

The ripe sugar-cane is perhaps the most fattening of vegetables, if we except the oily seeds and grain.

All food is intended to meet the demands of respiration and nutrition, and fattening to a greater or less degree.

The Devon is intelligent, gentle, and tractable; is good for milk, and unsurpassed for the yoke and for fattening.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fattening, such as: swell, broaden, augment, build up, feed, and thicken.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.