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

  Obese \O*bese"\ a. [L. obesus eaten away, lean; also, that has
     eaten itself fat, fat, stout, p. p. of obedere to devour; ob
     (see Ob-) + edere to eat. See Eat.]
     Excessively corpulent; fat; fleshy.
     [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 :

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

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