In personal appearance he was tall and corpulent, of a dignified presence and extremely powerful physique, with a bald forehead, close-cropped hair and short moustaches.
Since Prince Andrew had last seen him Kutuzov had grown still more corpulent, flaccid, and fat.
His whole short corpulent figure with broad thick shoulders, and chest and stomach involuntarily protruding, had that imposing and stately appearance one sees in men of forty who live in comfort.
All of which suggests a personality mentally and physically phlegmatic, a suggestion strengthened by the fact that Bartholomaeus de Neocastro (quoted by Wenck) describes him as corpulent in 1290.
I am not corpulent, nor am I robust in any way.
Rigby is excessively corpulent, and has a jolly rubicund face.
At Elba, as Sir Neil Campbell noted, he became inactive and proportionately corpulent.
He had a commanding presence, a clear but somewhat feeble voice, and in later life became rather corpulent.
corpulent men in suits taking most of the venom.
Ravenscroft was a very corpulent man, a circumstance which made the neatness of his performance the more remarkable.
corpulent form of William Major, comfortably filling his favorite chair and sipping a brandy.
Mrs. George Donner was in good health, was somewhat corpulent, and certainly able to travel.
Fortune, in his person, was of small stature, and rather corpulent.
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