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- noun The state of being
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- noun the property possessed by a rounded convexity
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He was only partially dressed; his face had the peculiar bulginess of the hard drinker; his eyes were watery and shifty, and several days 'growth of beard, with patchy grey and black spots, gave a stucco effect to his countenance.
And most vivid do these scenes and people become when the vague and irrecoverable boy who walks among them carries a rod over his shoulder, and you detect the soft bulginess of wet fish about his clothing, and perhaps the tail of a big one emerging from his pocket.
The design is based on the N9-it looks just about the same, though without the bulginess.
On this conception, the apple ends up being a construction of (at least) all of its appearances ” its redness, roundness, bulginess, taste, fragrance, etc.