sinewy

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sinewy (comparative more sinewy, superlative most sinewy)

  1. Tough; having strong sinews.
  2. (figuratively) Having or showing nervous strength.
  3. (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful.
    • 1965 (original), Frank Herbert, Dune, Ace Edition; June 1987, Pennsylvania, page 32:
      Hawat put a sinewy finger beside his eye.
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  • WordNet® 3.0. Princeton University. 30 Aug. 2007. [1]