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- 1. strong (vs. weak), beardown(prenominal), beefed-up, brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewy, bullnecked, bullocky, fortified, hard, knockout, severe, industrial-strength, weapons-grade, ironlike, knock-down(prenominal), powerful, noticeable, reinforced, strengthened, robust, stiff, vehement, virile, well-knit, well-set, powerful, robust, rugged, tough#3, toughened
- usage: having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
- 2. strong, intense (vs. mild)
- usage: not faint or feeble; "a strong odor of burning rubber"
- 3. potent, strong, powerful (vs. powerless)
- usage: having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"
- 4. potent (vs. impotent), strong, stiff, equipotent, multipotent, effective#1, effectual#1, efficacious, fertile, powerful
- usage: having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink"
- 5. impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong, unassailable, unattackable, invulnerable (vs. vulnerable)
- usage: immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with; "an impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection"
- 6. solid, strong, substantial, sound (vs. unsound)
- usage: of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings"
- 7. strong, irregular (vs. regular)
- usage: of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection; "`sing' is a strong verb"
- 8. hard, strong, alcoholic (vs. nonalcoholic)
- usage: being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content; "hard liquor"
- 9. strong, warm, fresh (vs. stale)
- usage: freshly made or left; "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"
- 10. firm, strong, forceful (vs. forceless)
- usage: strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the rope"
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