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rotund

ro·tund

rotund

 
pronunciation:
ro tuhnd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: round or full in shape; plump; stout.
Santa Claus is generally pictured as a jolly, rotund man with a white beard.
synonyms:
chubby, circular, plump, round, rounded, stout
antonyms:
angular
similar words:
beefy, chunky, convex, corpulent, fat, global, globular, heavyset, overweight, portly, pudgy, roly-poly, spherical, tubby
definition 2: round or full in tone; sonorous.
synonyms:
resonant, rich, round, sonorous
similar words:
consonant, deep, harmonious, mellifluous, orotund, plangent
derivations: rotundly (adv.), rotundity (n.), rotundness (n.)
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The word rotund contains the following part:
rot Latin root that means turn