sculpt·ed | \ˈskəlp-təd \

Definition of sculpted 

: buff sense 2 a sculpted physique

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The Alpine whiskey glass is cradled in a sculpted piece of soapstone. New York Times, "A Cool Way to Chill Bourbon," 27 June 2018 The limestone face of the building features six sculpted figures that represent courage, memory, peace, victory, liberty and patriotism, according to the memorial's website. Ethan May, Indianapolis Star, "Why there's scaffolding around much of the Indiana War Memorial," 13 July 2018 The marquee poster features hunky star Aidan Turner, best known for his title role in the TV revival of Poldark, wearing a white singlet all the better to show off his sculpted biceps and cuddling an adorable (living) black pussycat. Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Lieutenant of Inishmore': Theater Review," 5 July 2018 Off to one side, dancers pose in a linear huddle, recalling a sculpted frieze. Karen Campbell,, "A moving ‘Vessel,’ in more ways than one," 29 June 2018 Another woman stops in front of the sculpted body of an Egyptian guard that's lost its head. Kaitlyn Greenidge, Glamour, "In the Louvre, Beyoncé Proves There's Power in Repurposing Art History," 18 June 2018 There was an unmatched bounce in the step of the sculpted kid who was born in Kenya and raised in San Diego. Bryce Miller,, "Round 1: Will anger, desire spur a young San Diego boxer to spotlight?," 22 June 2018 Wearing matching ice blue gowns adorned with hearts, their hair done up in towering sculpted ponytails, the pair showed off a couture version of mommy-and-me chic. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Coco Rocha and her Daughter Just Gave Couture Its Mommy-and-Me Moment," 24 Jan. 2018 In a beautiful, sparkling pink leotard with a matching ribbon, Evgenia wove magic; painting the very air around her with graceful, sculpted swirls. Chicago Tribune,, "Algren Award runner-up: "Most Best Happy Korean Bright Star" by Michelle Massie," 2 June 2018

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1984, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sculpted

: carved or molded into a particular shape from wood, stone, clay, etc.

: made into a particular shape by someone or something

: having a clear shape

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evasion of direct action or statement

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