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euphemisms for 'fat'

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And next to Steen is Luplau herself, her brush-cut now as white as her shirt front, her growing portliness hidden.
Stadler, now 55, missed the cut, but this year's Masters was still a triumph for ageing portliness and an inspiration for golfers who feel tired when they see a gym.
Bennett's portliness, and "women blown" suggests that he
With that in mind, one wishes the actress had a Vershinin of comparable charisma, as opposed to the airbrushed presence of British TV star Robert Bathurst, whose portliness seems far more suited to the description in Christopher Hampton's brisk new adaptation of Andrei, the sisters' fast-sinking brother, than to the visitor who represents Masha's lone prospect of salvation.
Despite his age and portliness, he even manages to be a womanizer, but he's ultimately a good-hearted soul with the best interests of the community at large in mind.
Known as "whistle pigs" because of their shrill warning chirps and portliness, these surprisingly quick, 4- to 11-pound ground squirrels live in burrows at elevations of 6,500 feet or higher and forage in open, rocky areas from New Mexico to southwestern Canada.
A crash diet cured his portliness, but left him under-strength.
A crash diet cured his portliness but left him under strength.
Because obese people suffer discrimination and tend to have a poor self-image, linking their portliness with something besides gluttony or inactivity "can, emotionally, be quite important," Atkinson says.
5 inches of portliness, 10-12 people per 1000 developed heart failure.