What is the opposite of lean?

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Adjective
(of meat) Opposite of containing little fat
“Curiously enough, this fatty cut of meat is pictured as part of an ad that informs the reader why beef is great if you are watching your weight.”
Adjective
Opposite of slender or skinny in build
“When I was born I was very small, but I grew day by day and became a plump, chubby child.”
Adjective
Opposite of athletic in build, with very little body fat
“He was immensely fat with flabby muscles, and a big drumlike belly.”
Adjective
Opposite of meager or scanty in amount
“The bay area is a good place for ospreys because fish and marine animals, their preferred meals, are in plentiful supply.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by poverty or a lack of productivity
“Generally speaking, the turn of the century was a prosperous time for America, marked by economic growth and industrial expansion.”
Adjective
Opposite of meager or little in amount
“This bizarre method of recruitment may explain why a substantial number of eligible candidates refused to apply for the role.”
Adjective
Opposite of brief, concise, and to the point
Adjective
Opposite of restricted or low in amount or extent
“The real number system consists of all numbers that can be represented by infinite decimals.”
Adjective
Opposite of lean, athletic and muscular in physique
Verb
Opposite of to be in, or move into, a sloping position
“He also watched his brother and sister work the fields, dragging the cotton sacks until they could not straighten up their backs.”
Verb
Opposite of to turn away from a straight course
Continue along this path and don't turn right until you reach the end.”
Verb
Opposite of to place a weight on something
“Several strong men had to help lift the rock away from Corrin's leg.”
Verb
Opposite of to have a propensity for
“I disfavor the use of static questions due to their limited, and often guessable, scope.”
Verb
Opposite of to depend on with full trust or confidence
“I distrust that man, and I shall not tell him anything.”
Verb
Opposite of to move or cause to move into a sloping position
Verb
(of an object) Opposite of to put in a particular position or location
“Please remove the dishes from the dining table once the guests have left.”
Verb
Opposite of to bend or hang downwards limply
Verb
Opposite of to show a preference for
Verb
Opposite of to show an inclination for, or against, something
“Some reluct the Bourbons, because they dreaded that they would restore the property of the emigrants, and re-establish feudal rights.”
Verb
Opposite of move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force
Verb
Opposite of to change, develop, or move in a general direction
“Although the curve on this graph appears to deviate widely from the flat dotted line, the decibel scale tends to exaggerate the deviation in frequency response.”
Verb
(rely on/upon one) Opposite of to depend on with full trust or confidence
Verb
Opposite of to lean or lie back, especially in a relaxed position with the back supported
“Afterward, I asked them to stand and pray for the families of the victims.”
Verb
Opposite of to move or fall (at an angle) to a lower level, pitch, etc.
“They marked the border of the highlands and as if to underline this, the road began gradually to incline upwards.”
Verb
Opposite of to deviate, or cause to deviate, from a straight line
Verb
Opposite of to be placed or supported so as to stay in a specified position
“His hands came out of his pockets to hang at his sides.”
Noun
Opposite of a sloping position or movement
Noun
Opposite of a surface or ground that tends evenly (up or down), or the measure by which it does
Noun
Opposite of a gradient or slope
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