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avoirdupois

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  1. 1 the amount that something weighs the coach limited his recruiting to linebackers of a certain avoirdupois Synonyms of avoirdupois weight, heaviness, heftWords Related to avoirdupois bulk, mass; poundage, tonnage; deadweight; heftiness, massiveness, ponderousness, weightiness; solidity, solidness, substantiality, substantialness

  2. 2 the state or quality of being heavy told his patient that he had to do something about his unhealthy avoirdupois and that exercising would be a good start Synonyms of avoirdupois weightiness, heaviness, heftiness, massiveness, ponderousnessWords Related to avoirdupois overweight; solidity, solidness, substantiality, substantialness; bulk, bulkiness, hugeness; cumbersomenessNear Antonyms of avoirdupois airiness, delicacy, ethereality, etherealness; flimsiness, fluffiness, insubstantiality, slightnessAntonyms of avoirdupois lightness, weightlessness


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