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corpulent
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
with excessive body fat
  • The huge corpulence of that Hogarthian monster undulates on the surface, scarcely drawing one inch of water.
    Chapters 55-57 — Monstrous Pictures of Whales; Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales; Whales in Paint.... (10% in)
  • Fourth: Stealing unawares upon the whale in the fancied security of the middle of solitary seas, you find him unbent from the vast corpulence of his dignity, and kitten-like, he plays on the ocean as if it were a hearth.
    Chapters 85-87 — The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (36% in)

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