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having a short and solid form or stature

planted or growing close together

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On this occasion, Ferrante describes Lila as having a nightmare vision of her brother "as he really was: a squat animal form, thickset, the loudest, the fiercest, the greediest, the meanest."
Built in 1848 by theatre architect Samuel Beazley, this listed house was, at one time, the equivalent of colonial Kenya's Happy Valley escapades in Wanjohi, Nyandarua - with the Telegraph once describing it as the place where 1920s jazz 'would float through the thickset double doors and out onto the terrace to greet socialites from London, arriving ...in anticipation of a hedonistic night.'
Before he steps on to the Greyhound bus, Barry imagines that somewhere along the way he'll encounter a thickset woman consoling him with a plate of pork and beans and telling him: "Hush, child.
The male is so spectacular thickset, with the bull-neck of his name and with grey, black and white upperparts offset by a deep rose pink breast.
"Listen, if you want to know about Bigfoot and UFOs, that guy right there's your best source." He points to John, a red-faced, thickset man in dungarees and a stained white T-shirt.
We turn the corner on cobbled Owengate, calves aching from the climb, and the thickset Norman Cathedral surges into view.
It is polished, well written, thoroughly researched but never thickset, and it offers an accessible, intelligent perspective on the culture of speed in the academy.
As a child, I'd accompany my mother every year to the marketplace in Pardes Katz, a suburb of Ramat Gan, to go see the thickset man who stood there, his white shirt speckled with tiny pinpricks of blood, leaning against dirty green crates stuffed with frantic foul.
Cereal root 'architecture' involves a few big, thickset roots called crown roots that act as a framework from which all the smaller, lateral roots spread out into the different layers of soil, which contain the various nutrients.
Female: Similar to male but larger, much more robust and thickset. Sexual dimorphism M/F ratios (mean lengths of pronotum, elytron, and hind femur) = 0.78 - 0.82 (Table 1).
Next, a small, thickset middle-aged woman forced her way in and welded herself onto the end of the queue.
The first priest I ever met was cold, thickset, and
A thickset father in front of us tipped his popcorn and cola onto the ground.