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 for Corpulent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Corpulent \Cor"pu*lent\ (-p?-lent), a. [L. corpulentus, fr.
     corpus: cf. F. corpulent. See Corpse.]
     1. Very fat; obese.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Solid; gross; opaque. [Obs.] --Holland.
     Syn: Stout; fleshy; bulky; obese. See Stout.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: excessively fat; "a weighty man" [syn: corpulent,
             obese, weighty, rotund]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  63 Moby Thesaurus words for "corpulent":
     adipose, beefy, big-bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, brawny,
     broad-bodied, bulky, bullnecked, burly, buxom, chubby, chunky,
     coarse, crass, dense, distended, dumpy, fat, fattish, fleshy, full,
     full-bodied, gross, heavy, heavyset, hefty, hippy, imposing, lusty,
     massive, meaty, obese, overblown, overweight, paunchy, plump,
     podgy, portly, potbellied, pudgy, puffy, pursy, roly-poly, rotund,
     square, squat, squatty, stalwart, stocky, stout, strapping,
     swollen, thick, thick-bodied, thickset, three-dimensional,
     top-heavy, tubby, viscous, weighty, well-fed

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