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ˈsɪn yu isinewy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fibrous, sinewy, stringy, unchewableadjective

    (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew

    Synonyms:
    muscular, hefty, tendinous, unchewable, wiry, hempen, brawny, ropy, ropey, thready, fibrous, powerful, stringy

    Antonyms:
    weak, tender

  2. tendinous, sinewyadjective

    consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon

    Synonyms:
    muscular, hefty, tendinous, unchewable, brawny, fibrous, powerful, stringy

    Antonyms:
    weak, tender

  3. brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewyadjective

    (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

    "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"

    Synonyms:
    brawny, potent, powerful, unchewable, sizable, sizeable, stringy, hefty, fibrous, healthy, mesomorphic, tendinous, respectable, knock-down(a), goodly, goodish, herculean, muscular, tidy

    Antonyms:
    tender, weak

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sinewyadjective

    Synonyms:
    muscular, brawny, athletic, stalwart, strapping, robust, powerful, sturdy, strong, herculean, able-bodied, made of iron

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