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

  heavyset \heavyset\ adj.
     1. obese.
     Note: usually men are portly and women are stout
     Syn: portly, stout.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. heavy and compact in form or build or stature.
     Syn: compact, stocky, thick, thickset.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having a short and solid form or stature; "a wrestler of
             compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky
             legs"; "a thickset young man" [syn: compact,
             heavyset, stocky, thick, thickset]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

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

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