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robust

adjective

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3 having an abundance of some characteristic quality (as flavor)
  • beef and other red meats should be accompanied by robust wines

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4 not showing weakness or uncertainty
  • a robust slap on the back welcoming me to the company

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healthy, sound, wholesome, robust, hale, well mean enjoying or indicative of good health. healthy implies full strength and vigor as well as freedom from signs of disease. a healthy family sound emphasizes the absence of disease, weakness, or malfunction. a sound heart wholesome implies appearance and behavior indicating soundness and balance. a face with a wholesome glow robust implies the opposite of all that is delicate or sickly. a lively, robust little boy hale applies particularly to robustness in old age. still hale at the age of eighty well implies merely freedom from disease or illness. she has never been a well person

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The first known use of robust was in the 15th century

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“Robust.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/robust. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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