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mus·cle-bound

(mŭs'ĕl-bownd),
Denoting a condition in which individual muscles are overdeveloped but dyssynergic in concerted action.

mus·cle-bound

(mŭs'ĕl-bownd)
Denoting a condition in which individual muscles are overdeveloped but dyssynergic in concerted action.
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Showing two muscle-bound guys playing volleyball on the beach and flashing HIV-POSITIVE in the background is the opposite of education.
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Peter Horbury, Volvo's Former vice president and chief designer describes the SUV as, "Masculine but not macho; muscular, but not aggressive." Frasher prefers to think of his design as the sophisticated James Bond in an SUV crowd that is otherwise populated by muscle-bound Schwarzeneggers.
A more muscle-bound version of QuickBooks, currently code-named "Hercules" because it's aimed at businesses with 20 to 250 employees, should be released shortly.
This year, the muscle-bound stars of action-film blockbusters of the '80s and '90s have found themselves ungraciously drop-kicked out of the genre by, of all things, a bunch of girls.
Scientists have now found that some muscle-bound cattle, such as a hulking strain prized for its tender meat, acquire their brawn more easily: They have mutations in a gene that normally curtails muscle growth.
Leading them all and setting the dancing's large scale was Sheri Williams, a dynamo of impassive strength and muscle-bound attack.

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