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brawny

adjective

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1 having muscles capable of exerting great physical force
  • the store manager always asked the brawniest person there to do the heavy lifting

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2 marked by a well-developed musculature
  • brawny arms that weren't developed in the gym but by years of work in the construction business

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The first known use of brawny was in 1581

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“Brawny.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brawny. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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