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Synonyms for flesh out

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  1. fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up(verb)

    make fat or plump

    "We will plump out that poor starving child"

    Synonyms:
    elaborate, round out, plank, fill in, fat, expound, lucubrate, fatten, plump down, exposit, plop, go, make out, plunk, fill out, plump, eke out, fatten up, plummet, plunk down, expatiate, plonk, expand, fatten out, complete, dilate, plump out, enlarge, pad, flump, round

  2. elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate(verb)

    add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

    "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"

    Synonyms:
    work out, refine, fat, expound, fatten, exposit, dilate, fill out, spread out, extend, amplify, blow up, rarify, lucubrate, set forth, fatten up, thrive, elaborate, magnify, plump, expatiate, inflate, expand, fatten out, complicate, plump out, boom, enlarge, flourish, distend, round

  3. round, flesh out, fill out(verb)

    become round, plump, or shapely

    "The young woman is fleshing out"

    Synonyms:
    snipe, lucubrate, expatiate, expound, fatten, exposit, complete, labialize, fat, round down, round off, fill out, dilate, lash out, plump out, assail, plump, round, elaborate, attack, pad, round out, fatten out, fill in, enlarge, make out, brush up, fatten up, expand, polish up, assault, eke out, labialise, polish

How to pronounce flesh out?

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Karen
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How to say flesh out in sign language?

  1. fleshout

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How to use flesh out in a sentence?

  1. Jane Greer:

    Texting is precarious for a lot of people in relationships because it’s hard to flesh out our genuine expressions, when one person is less interactive, the expectation is not matched by the reality for the other, and this can lead to disappointment and a feeling of disconnection.

  2. John Kirby:

    It is not unusual -- and frankly it can be quite beneficial -- to advancing American interests for the spouse of a cabinet secretary to occasionally travel with him or her. The spouse often engages in separate encounters during such trips meeting with local officials and participating in cultural or educational engagements that flesh out and help inform America's foreign policy.

  3. Stuart Culverhouse:

    That said, if the exit polls are confirmed in the official vote count, we would expect Zelenskiy to be put under greater pressure in the run-up to the second round to flesh out his policy agenda.

  4. The Atlantic Molly Ball:

    They've got to actually pass the funding bills, to flesh out this budget deal, they've got to pass a highway bill, so pretty soon we're going see whether Paul Ryan gets any sort of honeymoon from the House conservatives, and whether Paul Ryan actually stands a chance of managing the chaos over there any better than Paul Ryan predecessor did.

  5. President Cabrera:

    We are meeting with faculty regularly to plan best modes of instruction, faculty members are also helping flesh out other aspects of the return to campus. In addition, we are closely following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Governor's Coronavirus Task Force.


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