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 Meanings and Examples of PLUMP
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plump
 a.  sound of a sudden heavy fall; well-rounded and full in form
Classic Sentence: (88 in 6 pages)
1  Their features were full and plump, some of them had beards, and in no case was their hair curled or waved or arranged in what the French call "the devil-may-care" style.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I
2  Yet his plump, healthy-looking cheeks were so robustly constituted, and contained such an abundance of recreative vigour, that a new whisker soon sprouted in place of the old one, and even surpassed its predecessor.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
3  A plump, dark-blue pigeon flew into the road, and hurriedly went to drink in a puddle near the well.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
4  She wore a neat print dress; a new blue kerchief lay lightly on her plump shoulders.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
5  The door was flung open, and in the doorway was seen a plump, short, little old woman in a white cap and a short striped jacket.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
6  Her plump little hands were instantly twined round his neck, her head was pressed to his breast, and there was a complete hush.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
7  Another, of young people, was grouped round the beautiful Princess Helene, Prince Vasili's daughter, and the little Princess Bolkonskaya, very pretty and rosy, though rather too plump for her age.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
8  Behind her in the doorway appeared a student with a crimson coat collar, an officer of the Guards, a girl of fifteen, and a plump rosy-faced boy in a short jacket.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
9  The plump boy ran after them angrily, as if vexed that their program had been disturbed.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
10  What was expressed by the whole of the count's plump figure, in Marya Dmitrievna found expression only in her more and more beaming face and quivering nose.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX
11  The little princess, plump and rosy, was sitting in an easy chair with her work in her hands, talking incessantly, repeating Petersburg reminiscences and even phrases.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
12  The midwife was already on her way to meet her, rubbing her small, plump white hands with an air of calm importance.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VIII
13  Napoleon slightly turned his head, and put his plump little hand out behind him as if to take something.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XXI
14  She went to the table, set down the tray, and with her plump white hands deftly took from it the bottles and various hors d'oeuvres and dishes and arranged them on the table.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII
15  His plump white neck stood out sharply above the black collar of his uniform, and he smelled of Eau de Cologne.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence:
1  A New York City Ballet dancer says a newspaper critic needn't apologize for calling her plump in a performance of "The Nutcracker.
2  He's got rather plump since I last saw him.
3  The committee plumped for the most experienced candidate.
4  Every member of the government plumped for the premier's new suggestion.
5  They plumped for a third party ticket.
6  She plumped up the pillows for her sick daughter.