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Verb: flesh out
  1. Make fat or plump
    - fatten, fat, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up
     
  2. Add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    - elaborate, lucubrate [archaic], expatiate, exposit, enlarge, expand, expound, dilate
     
  3. Become round, plump, or shapely
    "The young woman is fleshing out";
    - round, fill out

Derived forms: fleshes out, fleshed out, fleshing out

Type of: alter, change, clarify, clear up, elucidate, gain, modify, put on