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Burly

Strong and heavily built

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Buxom

Plump and attractive

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Cherubic

Chubby and innocent looking

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Obese

Very fat

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Obesity

Excessive body weight

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Pudgy

Short and plump

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Attenuate

Make thin

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Emaciated

Made unnaturally thin

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Haggard

Careworn, gaunt

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Lank

Lean; ungracefully tall

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Svelte

Slender; lithe

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Adulation

Excessive praise

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Blandishment

Word or deed of mild flattery

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Cajole

Persuade by pleasant words

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Cajolery

Wheedling, coaxing

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Curry

Seek to gain favor

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Fulsome

Offensive because of insecurity

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Lackey

Follower who carries out anothers wishes like a servant

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Obsequious

Showing excessive willingness to serve

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Sycophant

Parasitic flatter

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Truckle

Submit in a subservient manner to a superior