plumper

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In English elections, a vote given to one candidate only, when two or more are to be elected, thus giving him or her the advantage over the others; a person who gives his or her vote thus is said to plump, or to plump his or her vote
That which plumps or swells out something else
One who plumps or swells out something else
A downright, unqualified lie
Hence, something carried in the mouth to distend the cheeks
A voter who plumps his or her vote
Comparative form of plump: more plump
{n} what plumps out, a sudden stroke
A voter who plumps his vote
Comparative of plump
One who, or that which, plumps or swells out something else; hence, something carried in the mouth to distend the cheeks
A vote given to one candidate only, when two or more are to be elected, thus giving him the advantage over the others
A person who gives his vote thus is said to plump, or to plump his vote
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To give (a vote), as a plumper
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To grow [[#Adjective|plump]]; to swell out; as, her cheeks have plumped
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To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily; as, to plump a stone into water
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Having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight
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To make plump; to fill (out) or support; often with up
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To give a plumper
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{a} with a sudden fall, quickly, at once
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{v} to fatten, swell, increase, fall at once
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{a} fat, sleek, comely
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{n} a cluster, a tuft
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round
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If you plump a pillow or cushion, you shake it and hit it gently so that it goes back into a rounded shape. She panics when people pop in unexpectedly, rushing round plumping cushions. Plump up means the same as plump. `You need to rest,' she told her reassuringly as she moved to plump up her pillows
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the sound of a sudden heavy fall give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates"
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the sound of a sudden heavy fall
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Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly
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give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates"
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To grow plump; to swell out; as, her cheeks have plumped
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{f} fatten up; fluff, make plump
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straight down especially heavily or abruptly; "the anchor fell plump into the sea"; "we dropped the rock plump into the water"
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make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"
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Well rounded or filled out; full; fleshy; fat; as, a plump baby; plump cheeks
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To plump raisins or any dried fruit, put the fruit in a steamer basket over about 1/2 cup of water Cover and steam for about five minutes Or: Pour boiling water to cover over dried fruit in a small bowl Let soak until plumped, about a half hour Drain well and pat dry
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with a loud noise, with a thump
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The diminutive of "fat", also implying a degree of "charm" as well
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You can describe someone or something as plump to indicate that they are rather fat or rounded. Maria was small and plump with a mass of curly hair red pears, ripe peaches and plump nectarines. + plumpness plump·ness There was a sturdy plumpness about her hips
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the sound of a sudden heavy fall give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates" straight down especially heavily or abruptly; "the anchor fell plump into the sea"; "we dropped the rock plump into the water
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Fat
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If you plump for someone or something, you choose them, often after hesitating or thinking carefully. I think Tessa should plump for Malcolm, her long-suffering admirer
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See Plumper, 2
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straight down especially heavily or abruptly; "the anchor fell plump into the sea"; "we dropped the rock plump into the water
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A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears
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set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa"
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Done or made plump, or suddenly and without reservation; blunt; unreserved; direct; downright
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To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once
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euphemisms for slightly fat; "a generation ago buxom actresses were popular"- Robt A Hamilton; "chubby babies"; "pleasingly plump"
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Having a full and rounded shape; chubby
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{i} loud fall, loud crash; blow, stroke, hit
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drop sharply; "The stock market plummeted"
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{s} chubby; full-figured; fattened; frank, sincere
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plural of plumper
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