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sinew

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  1. the ability to exert effort for the accomplishment of a task the justices displayed great intellectual depth and sinew in writing their opinion on this case Synonyms energy, firepower, force, horsepower, might, muscle, potence, potency, puissance, power, strength, vigorRelated Words aptitude, capability, capacity, competence, competency; adequacy, effectiveness, effectualness, usefulnessNear Antonyms disability, inability, inaptitude, incapability, incapableness, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency; ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, uselessness; helplessness, paralysisAntonyms impotence, impotency, powerlessness, weakness

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