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  • The republican critic William Hazlitt drily observed that Lawrence had skilfully transformed the prince into a "well-fleshed" Adonis.

    Thomas Lawrence: The new romantic – review

  • If you want to build a well-fleshed out higher level character, I think it does take a fair amount of time, regardless of the system.

    How Much Does Character Optimization Count? « Geek Related

  • The characters are fairly well-fleshed out and realistic, especially Eugene and even his mother Mary, who has far less “stage” time.

    Book Review – A Diary of Wasted Years

  • My advice to young chaps is to never mind the Moulin Rouge and Pigalle, but make for some diplomatic m'l-e on the Rue de Lisbonne, catch the eye of a well-fleshed countess, and ere the night's out you'll have learned something you won't want to tell your grandchildren.

    Watershed

  • "Soon's Ah saw a white man look at me, ten yeahs back, when Ah's jes 'sixteen - not as big's Ah is now, but well-fleshed, y'know, an' when they saw me shakin 'as Ah went by ..."

    THE NUMBERS

  • On his right hand he had a middle-aged cleric, surely a canon of the cathedral, well-fleshed and portly, but with a countenance of such uncompromising rectitude that Cadfael judged he might well be that Morgant whose future errand it was to see that both father and daughter conducted themselves unexceptionably on the journey to dispose of Heledd to a husband.

    His Disposition

  • I didn't mind; she was a well-fleshed piece in her way.

    Fiancée

  • The driver was a thickset, bearded, well-fleshed man of about fifty, in dark homespun and a shoulder cape and capuchon of green, but all their colours faintly veiled and dusted over from long professional days spent in an air misty with the milling of grain.

    A River So Long

  • Played by Aaron Staton, Rich Sommer, and Michael Gladis, "the guys" are unusually well-fleshed out secondary characters, junior executives who function as a sort of office Greek chorus but also have key plot points turn on their action.

    William Bradley: Mad Men Returns: The '60s Advertising Drama Is A Time Tunnel To the Present

  • Every good adventure, no matter how old school, needs a few good plot hooks and some well-fleshed out NPCs to make it really fun.

    Seeking Advice

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