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superlativeform of portly: most portly.
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Lawyers, in a drunken caw, renounced the distant day — the portliest member of they, raising his fist with glass in clutch, greeted with a coarse hearhere!
The Daily News reports today that "For both candidates, Wall Street's investment and banking sectors have become among their portliest cash cows, contributing $9.5 million to Obama and $5.3 million to McCain so far."
"Very pretty!" murmured the ladies, and the portliest of them went a step further and added: "_And_ cheap!" but no one showed the faintest disposition to buy.
Besides his quiet banking vocation, he was, I think, the portliest of the family, which may be the explanation.
Bartle Meegan's throath, that you and Biddy Martin wor the two portliest weemen that comes into the chapel.
Phil Purcel, The Pig-Driver; The Geography Of An Irish Oath; The Lianhan Shee Traits And Stories Of The Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three
The fact that it is also the sveltest laptop yet made-it out-thins both the MacBook Air and HP's Envy, measuring just 1.7 centimetres at its portliest point-is almost a secondary selling point next to its sophisticated and alluring design.
At least, he's the portliest of all the competitors, with a truly epic stomach to go with his tremendously flamboyant Kung Fu.
The portliest founder understood that market dynamics reflect appetites, and were thus driven more by the irrational gut than the rational mind.
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