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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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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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I knew he was hurting when he fatted the one on 3, which he never does,'' LaCava said.
As always when an official comes forward to contain a situation fatted with rumors, people receive his statements with skepticism.
How we might wish that the story ended when the young son returned from his travels and there was great rejoicing, fatted calf and all.
Consider the famous Malthusian set-piece of the fatted calf, in which Malthus observes that years ago, cattle were thin spindly affairs raised on "waste lands," rarely fatted (107).
We could talk about the parable of the prodigal son, since Chaput truly sounds a great deal like the adventuresome young man's older brother, the one who stayed home and toiled with his father and grew resentful when the old man slew the fatted calf upon his brother's return.
The 2,445-square-foot restaurant was the former home of The Fatted Calf, a local landmark that opened its doors in 1966 and fed the community for more than 40 years.
Going into the public forum to justify his findings to the townspeople, Stockmann looks like a fatted fly waiting to be gobbled up by his evil spider of a brother, the town mayor underplayed to chilling effect by Thomas.
we know we can't eat the calf that's been fatted or the seed
In "All on Their Knees," Hermann, alienated from his Mennonite church, finds a frozen, wounded Chipewyan man, brings him home, sews him up and feeds him, becoming both the Good Samaritan and the Gospel father who kills the fatted calf for his prodigal son.
Phrases derived from or popularised by the King James Bible Let there be light - Gen 1:3 Turned the world upside down - Acts 17:6 Escaped with the skin of my teeth - Job 19:20 The root of the matter - Job 19:28 Be horribly afraid - Jeremiah 2:12 Stand in awe - Psalms 4:4 How are the mighty fallen - II Samuel 1:19 Killed the fatted calf - Luke 15:27 Blessed are the peacemakers - Matthew 5:9 Fell flat on his face - Numbers 2:31 A lamb to the slaughter - Isaiah 53:7 Put words in his mouth - Exodus 4:15 A thorn in the flesh - II Corinthians 12:7 Suffer little children - Luke 18:16 There was no room for them in the inn - Matthew
PHRASES which are derived from or popularised by the King James Bible include: 'let there be light' - Gen 1:3 'turned the world upside down' - Acts 17:6 'escaped with the skin of my teeth' - Job 19:20 'the root of the matter' - Job 19:28 'be horribly afraid' - Jeremiah 2:12 'stand in awe' - Psalms 4:4 'how are the mighty fallen' - II Samuel 1:19 'killed the fatted calf' - Luke 15:27 'blessed are the peacemakers' - Matthew 5:9 'fell flat on his face' - Numbers 2:31 'a lamb to the slaughter' - Isaiah 53:7 'put words in his mouth' - Exodus 4:15 'a thorn in the flesh' - II Corinthians 12:7 'suffer little children' - Luke 18:16 'there was no room for them in the inn' - Matthew 2:7
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.
Even though you offer me your burnt offerings and cereal offerings, I will not accept them, and the peace offerings of your fatted beasts I will not look upon.