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nonindustrial

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agricultural, rural, undeveloped, developing, underdeveloped, unindustrialised, unindustrialized, nonindustrial.
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Correct spelling:
heavyset
Definition:
heavy and compact in form or stature; " a wrestler of compact build"; " he was tall and heavyset"; " stocky legs"; " a thick middle- aged man"; " a thickset young man"

Synonyms:

adjective
all
compact, heavyset, stocky, thick, thickset.
blocky
blockish, boxlike, boxy.
overweight
fat.
stocky
blocky, chunky, compact, corpulent, dumpy, fat, plump, solid, squat, stodgy, stout, stubby, stumpy, sturdy, thick, thickset.
strong
husky.
noun
heavyset
compact, fat, stocky, thick, thickset.
Examples of usage:
  1. A heavyset man he was, with an unconscious dignity and a strong, kindly face; a squaw man- his wife was a full- blooded Indian who had retained many of her tribal habits. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  2. I recognized him: Dave, a heavyset, self- important jerk who loved to work the front door, even though he blew his spiel about half the time. – Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow
  3. She looked back to see a heavyset planter riding his horse directly through the crowd, with the insistent air of a man who demands deference. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  4. Verdi was brown and black, heavyset, with a large tomcat's head and yellow eyes. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  5. Michio Watanabe, International Trade Policy Bureau, Trade Research Section: heavyset, early fifties, a professional bureaucrat with powerful eyes and a permanent expression of skepticism. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover

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