curvaceousness


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cur·va·ceous

 (kûr-vā′shəs)
adj.
Having the curves of a full or voluptuous figure.

cur·va′ceous·ly adv.
cur·va′ceous·ness n.
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Noun1.curvaceousness - the quality of having a well-rounded body
pulchritude - physical beauty (especially of a woman)
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