Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "corpulence":

  1. And so indeed it is, as all of us can attest who have been for years past trying to cut into the swollen and windy corpulence of the modern compromise, that is at once cosy and cruel. - "Eugenics and Other Evils", G. K. Chesterton.
  2. There was Korenwinder, another Catholic, formerly occupying an official position of responsibility as secretary of the town of Berkel, a man of immense corpulence, but none the less an active and dangerous conspirator. - "The Life of John of Barneveld, 1619-23", John Lothrop Motley.
  3. Despite his lameness, and the fact that his lameness tended to induce corpulence, he had a dashing air, and his face, with its short, light moustache, was boyish. - "The Old Wives' Tale", Arnold Bennett.