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muscles

verb
present tense third-person singular of muscle

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1 to cause (a person) to give in to pressure
  • he was muscled out of command by his opponents at military headquarters

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2 to force one's way
  • muscling straight through the packed crowd of people waiting to board the ship

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“Muscles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/muscles. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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