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synonym study for plump
OTHER WORDS FROM plumpplumply, adverbplumpness, noun
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How to use plump in a sentence
Some restaurants in Brooklyn had plantains more plump than the ones at Top Taste.Until I Can Go Back to My Favorite Restaurant, This Jerk Paste Is the Next Best Thing|Elazar Sontag|September 25, 2020|Eater
They also had to take into account how far into the breeding cycle the penguins were, since earlier in the cycle the birds are plumper from recent foraging, which allows them to start huddling at relatively colder temperatures.
When a caterpillar hatches, it munches milkweed leaves and grows plump.Pesticides contaminate most food of western U.S. monarchs|Rebecca E. Hirsch|August 17, 2020|Science News For Students
It’s helping to plump their profit margins, and they say it comes down to changes in how consumers are shopping and what they’re buying.There’s one silver lining for fashion retailers in the pandemic|Marc Bain|August 13, 2020|Quartz
When fully inflated, a plump, curved, inner mucus house cradles the larvacean as the animal’s swishing tail pumps seawater through the structure.Larvaceans’ underwater ‘snot palaces’ boast elaborate plumbing|Susan Milius|June 15, 2020|Science News
Some juice spills out when one is sliced or bitten, but it isn't nearly as plump and oozy as a traditional link.
There were a couple of black children on one of the floats, and a plump black tuba player marched with the high school band.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas|Edwin Shrake|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Near its grounds, private gardens hang thick with bright orange tangerines and plump persimmons, the fruits of fall in Abkhazia.
He wanted purity, docility, absolute devotion to her husband—and plump white arms.
His skin tone is made to look nearly jaundiced, contrasting with his pale, plump lips.Javier Bardem on Playing James Bond’s Latest Villain in ‘Skyfall’|Kevin Fallon|November 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She was a plump-faced, insipid child, with fair hair and pale blue eyes, stolid and bovine in their expressionlessness.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
“I thought she wos wery plump, and vell made,” said Mr. Weller, with a critical air.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
The tall oak door of the library was opened by William Weedham himself—a plump, white-haired man with black, overhanging eyebrows.
But he had not run, and she landed on the further side plump beside him where he sat huddled against the stones.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
It would not be easy to find a more ugly sight than that of their plump, heavy heads and faces in these old-fashioned bonnets.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer