brawny

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brawn·y

(braw'nē), Do not confuse this word with branny.
Thickened (lichenified) and dusky (a darkened hue), as of a swelling.
[M.E. fleshy]

brawny

adjective Having large, strong muscles; muscular; fleshy; strong, bulky, athletic, stalwart, powerful, robust.

brawn·y

(brawn'ē)
Thickened (lichenified) and dusky (a darkened hue), as of a swelling.
[M.E. fleshy]
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Mike, meanwhile, picks his old pal, and while they score fewer points than the brawnier team, they realize the true meaning of friendship.
Ever since signing for Falkirk at the age of 22, Weir has been the thoughtful, football playing partner in two man centre-back pairings, leaving the more destructive side of things to brawnier team-mates.
Even its macho body armour and attitude indicates a tougher-than-normal Scenic with brawnier side mouldings, protective wheel-arches, twin skidplates protecting the underneath and seriously sturdy bumpers.
He carries his head higher now than he did before, / And his neck is brawnier now.
The Seminole's production total is fairly modest compared to the brawnier Seneca, with well over 4000 made.
But bigger, brawnier and more ruthless Premier Division opponents await.
Our wines, winemakers and wine critics are becoming ever more competitive, bigger, brawnier, tougher and macho.
We decided a national brand tie-in was the way to get the message across that [DuraFresh] is more durable and brawnier than anything else in the market.
Brawnier and bolder, Jin-tae figures out that, if he wins a medal, he can request that his brother be relieved of duty.
After what can often be a very short period in the limelight, New Zealand's sports stars -- bruised, battered and much brawnier -- have to return to real life.
Enhancers will seek to bring into existence individuals who resemble the rest of us in most respects; they will merely be smarter or brawnier.
But the wolves will be back, and popgun populism (a brawnier SEC, etc.