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steatopygia (stee-at-uh-PIJ-ee-uh) noun
An extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks.
[Steato- fat + Greek pyge, rump + -ia.]
"No one had told her that all that keeping still encouraged the growth
of an uncommonly large posterior and by the time Sally thought of taking
more exercise, steatopygia had set in for good."
This week's theme: words related to the human body, its actions and conditions.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. -Alice Walker (1944-)
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