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  • n  the bodily property of being well rounded
  • s  sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure;

  • She concealed her slenderness in an embonpoint of drapery, revealed the toes of her slippers.
  • My preparator and myself were literally stupefied to see that he had lost half of his embonpoint.
  • Paul Verlaine, famed French poet, loved a girl "with a long, pale face, a lisp and a threat of embonpoint.

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