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sinewy

adjective

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1 having muscles capable of exerting great physical force
  • the lithe, sinewy body of the ballet company's leading male dancer

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2 marked by a well-developed musculature
  • the sinewy arms of the weight lifter

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The first known use of sinewy was in the 14th century

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“Sinewy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sinewy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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