rotund


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Synonyms for rotund

Synonyms for rotund

well-rounded and full in form

having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound

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spherical in shape

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(of sounds) full and rich

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excessively fat

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Long as it has taken to tell the battle, beginning with the slaying of the Persian cat to the thrusting of the mop into Michael's jaws, so swift had been the rush of events that the passengers, springing from their deck-chairs and hurrying to the scene, were just arriving when Michael eluded the mop of the sailor by a successful dodge and plunged in on Captain Duncan, this time sinking his teeth so savagely into a rotund calf as to cause its owner to splutter an incoherent curse and howl of wrathful surprise.
It was the old story, he recognized, that the woman must pay, and it occurred when the two of them, one day, were catching the unclassified and unnamed little black fish, an inch long, half-eel and half-scaled, rotund with salmon-golden roe, that frequented the fresh water, and that were esteemed, raw and whole, fresh or putrid, a perfect delicacy.
I have made the acquaintance of another one of the crew,--Louis he is called, a rotund and jovial-faced Nova Scotia Irishman, and a very sociable fellow, prone to talk as long as he can find a listener.
A tall individual, with legs much too thin for a rotund stomach, and with watery eyes, strolled up and remarked, "Just left her -- eh?
returned Mrs Boffin, with a most rotund and glowing negative.
Thorndike turned eagerly to the judge, and saw that he was listening to a rotund, gray little man with beady, bird-like eyes who, as he talked, bowed and gesticulated.
In shape, he differs in some degree from the Huzza Porpoise, being of a less rotund and jolly girth; indeed, he is of quite a neat and gentleman-like figure.
de la Rochefidele, whose old age was rosy and rotund, spoke very neatly and clearly, almost as prettily, Newman thought, as M.
You are fat with power and possession, drunken with success; and you have no more hope against us than have the drones, clustered about the honey-vats, when the worker-bees spring upon them to end their rotund existence.
Concealed behind layers of flawless make-up and latex, the London-born actor surely has one hand on an Academy Award for his mesmerising embodiment of the rotund statesman, who bore the weight of responsibility for evacuating more than 300,000 Allied soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk.
The rotund man's "bosom" kept female patrons from noticing his disguise at first, but the 50-minute bath ended as spa staff were alerted to his continued efforts at concealing the lower half of his body, (https://www.
Owners of dumpy dogs, flabby felines and rotund rabbits are being urged to enter their pets into PDSA's Pet Fit Club slimming competition.
CYCLISTS, people of rotund shape, elderly dawdlers, dreadful drivers, forelock-tugging admirers of Lizzie Windsor and her dysfunctional brood of benefit scroungers, northerners, southerners, Brummies unfortunate enough to support Aston Villa.
One rotund lady said she was into free-form but was now cultivating the right belly for the belly dancing class.
He was a shortish rotund man with a huge personality and she was quite well spoken with blonde hair.