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corpulent
used in Catch-22

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Definition
with excessive body fat
  • Aarfy was tapping the bowl of his pipe against his palm leisurely as he paced back and forth in corpulent self-approval, obviously delighted by the stir he was causing.
    Chapter 16 — Luciana (32% in)
  • Boy, we used to have fun in that fraternity house,' he recalled peacefully, his corpulent cheeks aglow with the jovial, rubicund warmth of nostalgic recollection.
    Chapter 23 — Natley's Old Man (10% in)
  • 'Come on, Washington,' the corpulent colonel broke in irascibly.
    Chapter 36 — The Cellar (54% in)

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