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Adjective
Having a surfeit of body fat
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“The hamster, named Honey, had grown so fat that she could hardly squeeze through the cardboard tubes.”
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Containing much fat
“Use thin-cut smoked streaky bacon as fat as you can get them.”
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Rich, affluent, or financially prosperous
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“They are set to make a fat profit.”
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Large in bulk or circumference
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“You need a fat wallet and the right connections to be invited to the event.”
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Considerable in amount
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“He received a fat pay rise and was smiling all the way home.”
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Used ironically to express the belief that something is unlikely or does not exist
“There is a fat chance of us accepting these assumptions without question.”
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Packed or filled tightly
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“The lake is so fat with trout that you could almost catch them with your bare hands.”
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(of soil or land) Producing or capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops
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Physically out of shape or in poor health
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Having been or likely to be awarded a prize in a competition
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Extremely impressive
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(of a person) Having merit or distinction
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Noun
The presence of excess fat in a person or animal
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“Losing just a few pounds of excess fat will go a long way towards improving your health.”
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A fatty substance made from animal or plant products, used in cooking
“I took no sugar, no butter and no other cooking fat of any sort.”
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Having been carefully selected as being the best of a class
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“To live on the fat of the land was what I proposed to do.”
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A natural oily substance occurring in animal bodies
“Thick layers of fat help crabeater seals stay warm during the frigid waters.”
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A substance used to reduce friction between objects or surfaces
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A greasy yellow substance chemically akin to wax that is secreted from wooly animals, with a variety of uses from rust prevention, lubrication and waterproofing to cosmetics and skin ointments
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Natural oil
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It plays a central role in many biochemical processes and, as a lipoprotein that coats the walls of blood vessels, is associated with cardiovascular disease
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The dimpled appearance of skin caused by the protrusion of subcutaneous adipose tissue
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A large or protruding belly
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Extra skin and fat around the stomach
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Any of the elements required by all living things for nourishment or survival
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To sob without restraint
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