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plump for (someone or something)

To actively support someone or something. Don't say a bad word about that candidate to Mary—she's been plumping for him all year.
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plump up

1. To become very plump, chubby, or rotund. Soak the dehydrated mushrooms in a cup of water for an hour, until they have plumped up and the water is nearly gone. I began plumping up almost as soon as I became pregnant.
2. To make someone or something plump, chubby, rotund, or fuller in shape. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "plump" and "up." My kids always come home for the holidays looking so skinny, so I always try to plump them up a bit. It has come to light that one of the biggest poultry producers in the country has been plumping up chicken meat with water to artificially increase their weight and subsequent price.
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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.
See also: down, plump

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 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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You don't have to resort to cosmetic lip fillers to achieve a plump pout like 28-year-old model and actress Rosie's.
In 2001 the Plumps were hired to do a cover CD for Mixmag assuring their status on the dance scene and their 2003 album Eargasm featured the synthesiser talents of Eighties legend Gary Numan.
Pump 'Em Up, a new lip plumping gloss from Sugar Cosmetics, instantly plumps lips for a perfect pout for three to six hours after application, according to the company.
It plumps your lips and lip line almost immediately.
It's a miracle gel that gives a slight tingling sensation when first applied but it plumps and smooths lips in record time.
Famous for injecting a sense of fun into the breaks scene, the Plumps are residents at FabricLive, in London.
The Plumps, Lee Rous and Andy Gardner, decided to seek fame and glory after a girlie magazine called Plump, and they have been producing some pretty phat beats ever since.
This is an all- natural gel with glycerin and honey that plumps up your lips in minutes, price pounds 20.
Arborio rice is especially suitable because it plumps up and becomes creamy when liquid is absorbed.
Simple and easy-to-use, the system features the Step 1 Exfoliant which sloughs off dry and dead skin, and the Step 2 Serum, which conditions and plumps lips.
com Plumps your pout and gives it a touch of shimmer.
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Following in the footsteps of Nic Fanciulli, who put together the first edition earlier this year, the Plumps have spent weeks in the studio creating an album that one half of the duo Lee Rous says "is representative of the four deck show that we have been touring worldwide for the past nine months.
MUST HAVE: Helena Rubinstein Lip Sculptor, pounds 19, minimises those tiny vertical grooves, prevents further lines and plumps the surface.
As breaks continues to spread, the Plumps are leading from the front, taking their cutting- edge underground sounds to the clubbing masses.