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corporal (adjective), more corporal, most corporal
A reference to the physical body: The use of corporal punishment is just one example of the use of the term.

Tom's school banned the use of corporal punishment several years ago.

There are many people who strive to develop better corporal conditions for themselves by eating more nourishing meals and exercising as much as possible.

A reference to the human body.
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This entry is located in the following units: com-, co-, cog-, col-, con-, cor- (page 7) corp-, corpor-, corpus- (page 1)
corporal, corporal, corporeal, corpulent
corporal (KOR pur uhl, KOR pruhl) (adjective)
Bodily, as physical punishment: The teaching manual at the school indicated teachers were NOT to use any kind of corporal discipline on the students.
corporal (KOR pur uhl, KOR pruhl) (noun)
1. A military rank (below sergeant): Elena was very proud to be appointed the first female corporal in her military unit.
2. A white linen cloth on which the consecrated elements are placed during the celebration of the Eucharist: The women of the church committee embroidered the corporal for the priests to use at mass.
corporeal (kor POH ree uhl) (adjective)
Having a material body (not spiritual); tangible: The Food Bank was established to meet the corporeal needs of the neighborhood residents.
corpulent (KOR pyoo luhnt) (adjective)
Fat and fleshy; stout; obese: The doctor advised his corpulent patient to lose weight for the sake of his health.

Corpulence is the survival of the fattest.

—Evan Esar

The corpulent corporeal did volunteer work at the local mission helping to provide corporeal assistance to the poor.