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See definition of plumping on Dictionary.com
  • as inplunk
  • as inswell
  • as inplop
  • as indrop
  • as infatten

synonyms for plumping

  • plop
  • drop
  • dump
  • plonk
  • plump
  • unload
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How to use plumping in a sentence

In half an hour the wind had fallen to a breeze, and the change was accompanied or caused by a heavy, cold, and plumping rain.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
It chanced that the corn was just plumping to tender and juicy fulness.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
This is one of the objects of "plumping," which splits up the fibres.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
This plumping is a matter of prime importance to the tanner.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
This material has also some sugars and yields sour and plumping liquors.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
In this case weight is a great consideration and plumping is necessary.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
It is essential to avoid undue plumping and the loss of hide substance.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
"Thank you, I will," replied the girl, plumping down on an empty winecase.
HEARTS AND MASKSHAROLD MACGRATH
Therefore they would specialize on defensive measures before plumping for offense.
PARIAH PLANETMURRAY LEINSTER
You notice that you are plumping out a trifle and for the time being you feel a sort of small personal satisfaction in it.
COBB'S ANATOMYIRVIN S. COBB
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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