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The Bush administration was a boom time for grifters — Jack Abramoff, Tom DeLay, Bob Ney, and Duke Cunningham were among the party eminences who used Republican control of government to fatten their wallets.
But with many facing debt hangovers or overcapacity, there may now be little incentive to fatten salaries.
In 2015 and 2016, according to his filing, Flynn was an adviser to X-Co Dynamics Inc./Iron Bridge Group, which at first glance looks like just another Pentagon consultancy that ex-military officers use to fatten their wallets.
But just having more grocery options would not change the personal choices of those who choose to buy unhealthy snacks or fattening foods over fresh fruits and vegetables.
So what's the best way to pare your surroundings down while simultaneously fattening up your wallets?
The number can be reduced by spending more on Medicaid, fattening tax credits for people buying insurance and boosting government payments to insurers to help them lower consumers’ costs.
But to their annoyance, Democrats kept offering amendments, including some to raise taxes on corporations, to fatten state employees’ pensions and to fund opioid-abuse programs.
Seeking a way to fatten thinning profit margins and under the rationale of helping drug companies with research, labs began to sell blinded test results to data aggregators and drug companies.
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First Known Use of fatten
FATTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fatten for English Language Learners
: to make (someone or something) fat
: to become fat
FATTEN Defined for Kids
Definition of fatten for Students
: to make or become fat
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