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flex one's muscles

Definition of flex one's muscles

  1. :  to show one's strength or power <The election will give us a chance to flex our political muscles.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to bend especially repeatedly

    :  to move muscles so as to cause flexion of (a joint)

    :  to move or tense (a muscle) by contraction

  1. :  an electric cord

  1. :  an act or instance of flexing

muscleplay muscles
  1. :  a body tissue consisting of long cells that contract when stimulated and produce motion

    :  an organ that is essentially a mass of muscle tissue attached at either end to a fixed point and that by contracting moves or checks the movement of a body part

    :  muscular strength :  brawn

  1. :  to move or force by or as if by muscular effort

    :  to make one's way by brute strength or by force

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