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 for flesh out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flesh out
      v 1: make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving
           child" [syn: fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out,
           plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up]
      2: add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of
         and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She
         elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation" [syn:
         elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge,
         flesh out, expand, expound, dilate] [ant:
         abbreviate, abridge, contract, cut, foreshorten,
         reduce, shorten]
      3: become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing
         out" [syn: round, flesh out, fill out]

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