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plumpness

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noun plump·ness \ˈpləmp-nəs\

Definition of plumpness

  1. :  the quality or state of being plump



1545

First Known Use of plumpness

1545


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plumpness

noun plump·ness

Definition of plumpness

  1. :  freedom from hesitation or circumlocution



1780

First Known Use of plumpness

1780



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