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synonyms for fattening

  • augment
  • broaden
  • build up
  • swell
  • bloat
  • coarsen
  • cram
  • distend
  • expand
  • feed
  • fill
  • increase
  • overfeed
  • plump
  • spread
  • stuff
  • thicken
  • thrive
  • wax
  • gain weight
  • put flesh on
  • put on weight
  • round out
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antonyms for fattening

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  • decrease
  • contract
  • deflate
  • deplete
  • lose
  • shrink
  • thin
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How to use fattening in a sentence

Finally, a large, fattened shark emerges from its mother and swims away.
ATTACK OF THE INNER-CANNIBAL MEGA-SHARKCAROLYN GRAMLINGNOVEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The following table contains a summary of the composition of ten different animals in different stages of fattening.
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This fattening process generally produces the desired effect.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The ripe sugar-cane is perhaps the most fattening of vegetables, if we except the oily seeds and grain.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
All food is intended to meet the demands of respiration and nutrition, and fattening to a greater or less degree.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
The Devon is intelligent, gentle, and tractable; is good for milk, and unsurpassed for the yoke and for fattening.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
When softened by being soaked in water, they are food for fattening oxen and sheep.
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Stevey Todd, here, he got too interested in helping Bill along in his career, and fattening him up to a high standard.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
There is generally considerable variety of stock, but where the fattening of steers is the main object few or no sheep are kept.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
I heard Carl tell her before he left not to give them much hemp seed, for that was too fattening.
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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION