Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. arrive suddenly and unannounced

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Examples

  • When plump in the autumn, the night-hawk's flesh is said to be excellent eating.

    Janey Canuck in the West

  • When Mrs. McKennet finished, Ada looked around at the furniture and carpet and lamps, at a household running effortlessly, at Mrs. McKennet, satisfied and plump in her velvet chair, her hair in tight rolls dangling from the sides of her head.

    Cold Mountain

  • The barest-looking and dingiest of houses, set plump in a green field, without one softening or home-like touch from any home-feeling within; not a flower, not a shrub, not an out-house, not a tree near.

    Queechy

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