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thickset adj
1 heavy and compact in form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thick middle-aged man"; "a thickset young man" [syn: compact, heavyset, stocky, thick]
2 planted or growing close together; "thickset trees"

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  1. Having a short, heavy build; stout

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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