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

  Plump \Plump\ (pl[u^]mp), a. [Compar. Plumper
     (pl[u^]mp"[~e]r); superl. Plumpest.] [OE. plomp rude,
     clumsy; akin to D. plomp, G., Dan., & Sw. plump; probably of
     imitative origin. Cf. Plump, adv.]
     1. Well rounded or filled out; full; fleshy; fat; as, a plump
        baby; plump cheeks. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The god of wine did his plump clusters bring. --T.
                                                    Carew.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Done or made plump, or suddenly and without reservation;
        blunt; unreserved; direct; downright.
  
              After the plump statement that the author was at
              Erceldoune and spake with Thomas.     --Saintsbury.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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