brawn

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. strength, muscle.
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. muscle, sinew, strength, power; see muscle , strength 1 .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
muscles, strength, huskiness, *beefiness, robustness, power, might.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. Solid and well-developed muscles: bulk, muscularity. Informal: beef. See BODY. 2. The state or quality of being physically strong: might, muscle, potence, potency, power, powerfulness, puissance, sinew, strength, thew (often used in plural). See STRONG.

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