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    corpulent

    corpulent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word corpulent

    Definition
    (adj) excessively fat
    Synonyms : obese , rotund , weighty
    Example Sentence
    • a weighty man
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for corpulent

sounds like opulent means rich wealthy. rich people generally fat too.

:cor+pulent one who is capable of pulling a car i.e. a large fat man

we can remember it by 'crop'. One who eats too much crop is very fat..

corp (corpse = body) + plent (plenty) = plenty of body ie., fat

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CORPULENT and CORPUS are from same word-body

Corpulent - Cop - A policeman - Cops are generally fat

sounds like“CAR+PULL+LENT” car pull or lend it--only then you can be less fatty. You are always in car sitting.

Corpus is Opulent

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