athletic


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Synonyms for athletic

Synonyms for athletic

characterized by marked muscular development; powerfully built

Synonyms for athletic

vigorously active

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having a sturdy and well proportioned body

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I am a good hand at every kind of athletic sport known among mankind.
Thirty, fifty, a hundred feet at a bound are nothing for the muscles of an athletic Earth man upon Mars.
The chieftain of one of the contending parties was remarkable for his athletic proportions, his great height, and herculean strength.
Quasimodo placed himself in front of the priest, set in play the muscles of his athletic fists, and glared upon the assailants with the snarl of an angry tiger.
Alone, he might hope to survive for years; for he was a strong, athletic man.
If he is an elderly man he is not this active cyclist who sprints away from that young lady's athletic pursuit.
Rostov, feeling that he was at the front and in the power of a man toward whom he now admitted that he had been to blame, did not lift his eyes from the colonel's athletic back, his nape covered with light hair, and his red neck.
who assisted me one time when I was in great distress, and is now the Dean of the Royal College of Athletic Science.
That," replied the Wizard, "is the Royal Athletic College of Oz, which is directed by Professor H.
Running has never been my particular athletic forte, and now when my very life depended upon fleetness of foot I cannot say that I ran any better than on the occasions when my pitiful base running had called down upon my head the rooter's raucous and reproachful cries of "Ice Wagon," and "Call a cab.
Californians, as a rule, are familiar with ju-jutsu, and I especially had made a study of it for several years, both at school and in the gym of the Los Angeles Athletic Club, while recently I had had, in my employ, a Jap who was a wonder at the art.
As she looked upon her champion she saw a lithe, muscular, brown-haired youth whose clear eyes and perfect figure, unconcealed by either bassinet or hauberk, reflected the clean, athletic life of the trained fighting man.
Coulson summed him up quickly,--a well-bred, pleasant-mannered, exceedingly athletic young Englishman, who was probably not such a fool as he looked,--that is, from Mr.
Walker and his two fair daughters, Clara and Ida, and hither also, champions of the lawn, came the short-skirted, muscular widow and her athletic nephew.
Bill Totts really wasn't able to see beyond the next meal and the prize-fight the following night at the Gaiety Athletic Club.