fleshiness


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flesh·y

 (flĕsh′ē)
adj. flesh·i·er, flesh·i·est
1.
a. Relating to, consisting of, or resembling flesh: a fleshy growth.
b. Having abundant flesh: fleshy arms.
2. Having a juicy or pulpy texture: ripe, fleshy peaches.
3. Fleshly; carnal: "the fleshy fringes of show business" (Newsweek).

flesh′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fleshiness - more than average fatnessfleshiness - more than average fatness    
fatness, avoirdupois, blubber, fat - excess bodily weight; "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"
adiposis, corpulence, overweight, stoutness - the property of excessive fatness
exogenous obesity - obesity caused by overeating
embonpoint, plumpness, roundness - the bodily property of being well rounded
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The law was supposed to bring life but the fleshiness of Adam turned the law into a path to death (Rom 8:3).
A vinyl copy of the skull, made by Andrew Wilson at the University of Bradford, was used as a base by Nilsson for his clay reconstruction of muscles; he was guided by markers that denoted his face's fleshiness.
The Pinot Meunier adds to the fruitiness, fleshiness and richness of the bubbly and the Chardonnay brings acidity and tails off the juiciness, adding to the refreshing nature.
Having applied a literal reading of the Gospel passages about the risen Jesus eating and being touched, Augustine links spiritual body with a continuing physicality or fleshiness.
It's a telling difference: Park's violence feels so gruesome because of its crudeness, its fleshiness.
In "Summer" (one of three poems dedicated to the season), the poet walks through the rich August landscape, reveling in its fleshiness and bounty, and his mind, again, turns to God:
According to Keane (and perhaps Charles Peirce, much earlier), "[s]emiotic form can include such things as the sounds of words, the constraints of speech genres, the perishability of books, the replicable shapes of money, the replicable shapes of money, the meatiness of animals, the feel of cloth, the shape of houses, musical tones, the fleshiness of human bodies and the habits of physical gestures" (Keane, Christian Moderns, pp.
Coming to the last slide he zooms on the picture, until "the woman's fleshiness filled the wall" (443).
Harnessing the innate physical properties of her medium, Sahal convincingly suggests varied skin textures, facial expressions, general fleshiness, and assorted bodily secretions.