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fattening

The thickening of paint in a partially filled can after standing for a period of time.
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The guidelines urged women to fatten up babies if they appear underweight.
He said: "Even if I was able to fatten them myself, I couldn't afford to send them to market at the present prices.
When fans hear about these fatten "heroes," it's not that they can't handle the truth; it's that they have a hard time handling the evolving reality that our sports stars can no longer carry the burden of our expectations.
The force-feeding of the birds to fatten their livers is considered cruel by some people.
Before the belly arrives to explain itself,/you have to appear to look out for yourself,//which nobody likes, so when snaps and buttons/begin to resist, you're ready and willing to fatten.
The goals: To boost the number of transfer students, fatten financial aid options, and ease students' abilities to settle in on four-year campuses.
The two women decide to fatten the coffers by working as gossip gatherers, but also take a job tailing a husband suspected of adultery.
Companies like Vestey used the land to fatten cows while people around it went hungry, they claim.
To see where penguins go to fatten up, Wienecke's group fastened satellite trackers and dive recorders onto birds at two colonies along the Mawson Coast.
In fact, he put off starting college until he was 21 just so he could fatten up his bank account a bit.