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corpulent
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  • One corpulent slow boy, with a wheezy manner of breathing, ventured the answer, Because he wouldn’t paper a room at all, but would paint it.

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  • The headline read:  Appeals Court Says Corpulent Cop Can Keep His Job
  • To be fair, the French can be just as guilty of falling back on outdated stereotypes. They tend, for example, to view Germans as loud, corpulent, penny-pinching, beer-swilling summer-time beach invaders who turn bright pink as soon as the sun appears. (Come to think of it, that’s how they describe the Brits, too.)
    Bruce Crumley  --  Time, "France Shrugs as a German Takes Over the Michelin Guide", 12/21/08

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