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plump for someone or something

to support or promote someone or something. Henry spent a lot of energy plumping for Bill, who was running for vice president. She spent a lot of time plumping for our candidate.
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plump something down

1. to drop a heavy load of something. She plumped the load of groceries onto the bench and looked through her purse for the keys. Jill plumped down her packages.
2. to drop something as if it were a heavy load. He plumped the potatoes down on each plate, making a loud noise each time. Dave plumped down a huge slab of meat onto the grill.
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plump something up

to pat or shake something like a pillow into a fuller shape. Todd plumped his pillow up and finished making the bed. He plumped up his pillow.
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plump for somebody/something

to support someone or something enthusiastically Marcy had been writing campaign speeches and plumping for McCarthy since December.
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plump up

1. To become more plump or chubby: I went off my diet and immediately plumped up.
2. To make something rounded or full in form: We plumped up the dried cherries by soaking them in water. The nurse brought me a pillow and plumped it up before putting it behind my head.
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uk) THIS clear gel tastes minty and doesn't burn like other plumpers can.
There is absolutely no other lip plumper of this kind which explains its high demand and waiting list," Thienna Ho, founder and inventor of the Xtreme Lip-Shaper System, says.
When you're putting the finishing touches to your party look and there's no time to waste apply the Sovage Instant Lip Plumper evenly with the handy applicator provided, to clean, dry lips.
It contains a new formula: the Hydra-Reconstructing Complex, which contains special ingredients for hydration and plumper lips and SPF15 to protect from the sun's rays.
Ocean Spray Ingredient Technology Group (ITG), one of the world's leading fruit ingredients suppliers, has announced a new and improved Soft and Moist Sweetened Dried Cranberry (SDC), which is even plumper, juicier, and more succulent than before.
It is a little wand with a brush that works its magic on dull complexions, dark circles under the eyes and lips that need to look plumper.
But if you want a plumper pucker, go for BeneFit Lip Plump (pictured), pounds 13.
Nor was there space to discuss what happened after the University of Connecticut's athletics department was accused of wrongfully insisting on petiteness in its cheerleading squad, thus violating the rights of plumper pom-pom wavers.
Under British guidelines, the barley is grown plumper and then kilned at a higher temperature.
Users report it helps create a smoother, plumper look for hand and facial surfaces and also helps resist bruising.
Hyaluronic and glycolic acids peel away the years while you sleep so, come morning, you'll be waking up to a faceful of fresher, plumper skin.
The Cryo Oxygen Microchannelling Collagen Induction Therapy (COMCIT for short - phew) aims to make skin feel instantly smoother, firmer, plumper and more youthful, with added anti-ageing benefits such as reduced lines and wrinkles.
April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Friday, April 5, the professional organization Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) announced the Maxilip Lip Plumper as a finalist for the 2013 Beauty Insider's Choice Award in the lip treatment category.
Its ingredient 'collageneer' stimulates and increases the natural collagen production and synthesis for smoother, plumper skin.