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lumpy

(esp of the sea) rough
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Unload and repeat, this time up a much lumpier incline with a decent drop, to avoid a sequence of small rapids to the left of the path.
I like the 11-2 Wigan but I'll have a lumpier bet on Wigan in receipt of a goal on the Asian handicap.
He's the fastest guy in the world and I prefer it when it's been a bit lumpier in the day.
It may be easier to achieve a lumpier (large aggregate) casing structure with the heavier peals.
The haggard, brooding man is really haggard; the woman leaning over him, though bearing a distinct resemblance to the first, is jowlier, her robe's folds revealing her body to be slightly lumpier.
Next, is the introduction of pureed foods from a spoon moving from very smooth to thicker and lumpier textures along with the emergence of munching and then chewing of solid foods.
During pregnancy and lactation there is an increase in the glandular component compared with adipose tissue in the breast, making the breast firmer and lumpier and abnormalities more difficult to detect.
The whole personal repertoire is relevant in English, including the lumpier bits of anecdote, prejudice, preference and cussed JustMe-ness.
Even so, there are some future predictions that are much lumpier, and the one I'm having trouble swallowing at the moment is that one day we'll all be watching movies shot not on industrial film cameras, but on mobile phones.
On the other hand, monthly, quarterly and annual payments can be seen as substituting for savings which the households are unable to make out of weekly income and to provide parents with the money to cover larger and lumpier expenditures on their children.
When companies go too far one way or the other, their performance tends to be spottier, lumpier.
Mr Freeman said that profit generated from asset sales should attract a lower multiple than core earnings from the traditional investment banking business as they tend to be lumpier in nature and there is higher volatility around these earnings.