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Synonyms for fat

Synonyms for fat

adipose tissue

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an amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

having the qualities of fat

relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite

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Synonyms for fat

a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)

a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy

having an (over)abundance of flesh

having a relatively large diameter

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containing or composed of fat

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lucrative

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marked by great fruitfulness

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Malthus's musing on the fatted calf as an unproductive laborer can't but remind us of his cautious strictures on aristocrats' love of trifles as well as his animadversions on the overvaluing of manufactures over agriculture.
For many in racing this book is a bible, albeit a bible whose purchase price demands the killing of a whole herd of fatted calves.
In the Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11), the elder son is jealous when his father kills the fatted calf to celebrate the return of the younger son, saying: "You never offered me so much as a kid for me to celebrate with my friends.
When the bellhop finds us, our bodies/have fatted into taffy, and our parents,/unaffected, scoop from our formless forms/the shape of a child.
1 Napa's Fatted uses grass-fed beef and a bit of bourbon in their cure, resulting in a jerky with deep meaty flavor, lots of smoke, and a little tang.
They may not have coveted each others wives or worshipped fatted calves, but they weren't so scrupulous about some of the other Ten Commandments - and their country hasn't been since.
Unlike the A-B deal, however, ABI would not find itself with a fatted calf ready for draconian cost cuts.
the United States is responsible for nearly half of all global military spending Our sacred pig is bigger than any other fatted sow out there.
In "Of Commerce and Society" he calls Auschwitz "a fable / Unbelievable in fatted marble" In Speech
media -- Pepsi: "Pepsi Refresh Project" -- TBWA\Chiat\Day -- Greater Memphis Chamber: "The Soundtrack Project: Movement Four: The Fatted Calf" -- Greater Memphis Chamber -- Amnesty International: "Tyrannybook" -- Leo Burnett Lisbon -- john st.
Seeing the lad far off, he runs to embrace him, calls the relatives to come over, and plans to kill the fatted calf out back.
You know, when the prodigal son came home, they killed the fatted calf; and when the returned soldier came home, they shot the bull," he said.
Or he may have found time to delve into the Bible and ruminate over the parable of the prodigal, which explains the metaphysics of slaying the fatted calf for a prodigal.
Long a friend to and champion of his beloved "Tommies"--British soldiers--Kipling pulled no punches in his poem, "Till the fatted souls of the English were scourged with the thing called Shame.
It's extraordinary, it's a moment I'll never forget," said the chef, who serves up such delicacies as fatted chicken cooked with crayfish, offal and truffles to 45 tables per night.