How to use Corpulence in a sentence

corpulence
  • Though the doctors warned him that with his corpulence wine was dangerous for him, he drank a great deal.

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  • He has left an odious picture of himself in the historians - a man untouched by benefits or natural affection, delighting in deeds of blood, his body as loathsome in its blown corpulence as his soul.

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  • This corpulence was due not alone to over-feeding but to an almost purely vegetable diet; stoutness was a part of the ideal of feminine beauty.

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  • For the physiology of fasting, see Dietetics; Nutrition; also Corpulence.

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  • It is, in fact, very much the same system as that proposed a number of years ago by Banting (see Corpulence).

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  • There is a general tendency to obesity, which is much admired by the Moors in their women, young girls being stuffed like chickens, with paste-balls mixed with honey, or with spoonfuls of olive oil and sesame, to give them the necessary corpulence.

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