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Synonyms for plump

Synonyms for plump

well-rounded and full in form

to drop or sink heavily and noisily

plump for: to aid the cause of by approving or favoring

Synonyms for plump

the sound of a sudden heavy fall

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drop sharply

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set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise

give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number

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sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure

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straight down especially heavily or abruptly

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References in classic literature ?
And wid that the widdy, she gits up from the sofy, and makes the swatest curthchy nor iver was seen; and thin down she sits like an angel; and thin, by the powers, it was that little spalpeen Mounseer Maiter-di-dauns that plumped his silf right down by the right side of her.
"Woully wou," says he, Pully wou," says he, "Plump in the mud," says he.
The plump boy ran after them angrily, as if vexed that their program had been disturbed.
The little man seemed rather baffled by these several repulses, and a short consultation took place between him and the two plump gentlemen.
'The fact of the matter is,' said the benevolent gentleman, 'that my friend here (pointing to the other plump gentleman) will give you half a guinea, if you'll answer one or two--'
Really, Mr.--' He turned to the other plump gentleman, and said, 'I forget your friend's name.'
Jingle, jingle, went the shillings, as handful after handful was thrown in, till, plump and ponderous as she was, they fairly weighed the young lady from the floor.
Scrooge's nephew revelled in another laugh, and as it was impossible to keep the infection off; though the plump sister tried hard to do it with aromatic vinegar; his example was unanimously followed.
The way he went after that plump sister in the lace tucker, was an outrage on the credulity of human nature.
"Consider how many years it is since I've eaten a single plump little girl!
"I was just thinking of her," he confesses pleasantly; "Miss Plym is so nice and plump, so comforting and domestic--such a perfect clergyman's daughter.
Tom had almost recovered his little namesake, when the branch on which it was perched, and that hung over a canal, broke, and the poor lad plumped over head and ears into the water.
But even as he was, he was charming, with his fair curls, his blue eyes, and his plump, graceful little legs in tightly pulled-up stockings.
She was a plump, trim, tidy little woman, with smooth, dark hair, dark eyes, and a merry little mouth.
what a nice plump mouthful--she will be better to eat than the old woman.