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sinewy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of sinewy

  1. 1 having muscles capable of exerting great physical force the lithe, sinewy body of the ballet company's leading male dancer Synonyms of sinewy brawny, muscular, rugged, strong, stalwart, stoutWords Related to sinewy forceful, forcible, mighty, potent, powerful, puissant; able-bodied, athletic, fit, trim; beefy, burly, husky, strapping; masculine, virile; hard, inured, strengthened, sturdy, tough, toughened; energetic, energized, invigorated, lusty, red-blooded, robust, vigorous, vitalized; hale, healthy, hearty, soundNear Antonyms of sinewy challenged, disabled, incapacitated, paralyzed; impotent, powerless; puny, slight, small, unathletic, unfit, unhealthyAntonyms of sinewy delicate, feeble, frail, weak, weakling, wimpy

  2. 2 marked by a well-developed musculature the sinewy arms of the weight lifter Synonyms of sinewy brawny, muscularWords Related to sinewy wiry; powerful, strong; beefy, burly, hefty, hulking, husky; able-bodied, athletic, herculean, mighty, robust, rugged, stalwart, stout, strapping, sturdy; muscle-bound; sculptedNear Antonyms of sinewy nonathletic; debilitated, delicate, effete, enervated, enfeebled, feeble, fragile, frail, weak, weakened, weakly, wimpy; light, lightweight, slight; lean, slender, slim, svelte, sylphlike, thin, willowy; emaciated, gaunt, lank, rawboned, scraggy, spareAntonyms of sinewy scrawny, skinny


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