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flabby

adjective A nonmedical term referring to a body region with a paucity in muscle tone or tissue resilience and an excess of adipose tissue. Flabby is typically used as a euphemism for overweight and/or having a lack of exercise.
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Staging should not be based only on the flabbiness of the ovary, and the ovary should be inspected internally.
Despite all features of strength which made the Romanian empire distinct in its early ages, weakness was destroying the body of the empire that was suffering from expansion and flabbiness, whether in the side of efficacies or in the nature of the empire formation, as it was in a bad need for doing without traditions of its ancestors, who had set the organizational principles and systems on which the empire was originated and built until the idea of depending on a certain class of the society was established.
Moshriq stressed that merging ministries does not intend a certain ministry or bloc, but to prevent flabbiness and ease financial burdens.
Whether his relationship with things is potentially intimate, as with Tarwater, or alienating, as in Roquentin's experience, each character draws away from the physical, toward the abstract, repelled by the physicality, the flabbiness, the fleshiness of existence.
When he [Kamehameha] was an old man well on in years, white-haired but with the erect body of a soldier, without the flabbiness of age, and with the features of a young man, he took two young chiefesses to warm his old age.
Bigarade gel removes flabbiness of skin, increases myotonus, has lipolytic and resolving action, stimulates collagen synthesis.
America's "moral flabbiness," William James (1920) said, is an inevitable product of the country's obsession with "the bitch-goddess success.
Try executive luxury nurtured by vast size (two corporate jets when one is questionable), managerial flabbiness spawned by hefty margins (swollen staffs), the bureaucratic burden of large organizations (massive personnel departments), the sluggishness of pure size (interminable committees).
In the modernist imagination the desert became a proving ground on which high modernists, along with explorers, could toughen up, matching themselves against an extreme environment in order to purge away "all flabbiness and sentiment" (43).
It is from the waist upward that flabbiness usually sets in.
She had never liked white flesh: it had always seemed to hint of flabbiness, before this.