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 bouquet exudes red fruit: wild strawberry, raspberry and red currant, rounded out by the fleshiness and firmness of peach and the freshness of a subtle note of mint.
While we might expect a narrative on the Passion to center on Christ's body, Lanyer repeatedly emphasizes the textuality of this body rather than its fleshiness.
The Pterygium had to be 2 mm or more in size and progressive, as evidenced by fleshiness and vascularity, were included in the study.
The rolling marbles represent the pullulating, procreative fleshiness that so appalled Malthus and continues to appal the tidy citizens of the wealthier parts of the West.
Genetic associations between daily BW gain and live fleshiness of station-tested young bulls and carcass and meat quality traits of commercial intact males in Piemontese cattle.
17) To dramatize the murder of these two boys on the stage would then be to give corporeal fleshiness to this fantasy of innocence, to diminish their function as symbols of purity, and to dilute the representation of Richard as the murderer of innocence; but perhaps most importantly, to undermine the self-conscious foregrounding of rhetoric as a form of historical construct.
But ever since we have known how to create such richly carnal mirrors of our own all-too-human fleshiness, the odds against this actually happening have been very long, especially when our innate narcissism is factored in.
At the same time that it is spiritualized by commentators like Dewey, other nineteenth-century critics focused solely on the fleshiness of the statue and the very real physical anguish that it embodies.
Xerophytic bushlike vegetation (with xerophytic adaptations including tuber formation, fleshiness, and leaf-size reduction), found on limestone pavements and tsingy (the Malagasy word for heavily eroded karstic limestone formations), reaches heights of 3-6m; dominant elements are Dalbergia spp.
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.
In a recent critique in the NZ Listener (March 14, 2015) Edward Hanfling, lecturer at the Waikato Institute of Technology, aggressively concluded of Apple's show, "From an utterly subjective standpoint, then, I would say that what is lacking is juiciness, fleshiness and favor.
This theme is visited again in the discussion of Bartholomew Fair, especially in the character of Ursula who appears to be a representation of flesh, and yet this fleshiness Johnson suggests is not always in opposition to the soul.