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Synonyms for burly

Synonyms for burly

characterized by marked muscular development; powerfully built

Synonyms for burly

muscular and heavily built

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The 15-m-wide riparian burlier at Gallagher's Grass (GG) was planted with signal grass (Brachiaria decumbens), a low-growing perennial, which forms a dense vegetation cover.
If he or she is ready for something a little burlier, then you can't go wrong with [B] Swiss Amy's Officer Blue Dial ($295) in stainless steel.
But the bigger benefit could come on defense - especially in the post, where Bryant has sometimes been overwhelmed by burlier guards, such as Bonzi Wells and Steve Smith.
Doing a rock and roll in an over-vert pool is so much burlier that a 360 flip in a parking lot.
Their competition goes down to the wire, but the gym teachers emerge victorious, largely due to the burlier mans choice of a small painted bowl.
George Warrington, burlier than Pendennis, serves to correct Pendennis's capricious sensibility and to laugh him out of his conceit; although Warrington too has his hidden regrets.
The latest car looks a good deal burlier than its predecessor, with pronounced wheel arch flares and a lot more shape in the flanks.
I was very disappointed when I stopped growing," he grins, aware that even in the old amateur days scrum-halves were burlier than Flat jockeys.
Such an event had not occurred since 1638 and faced by a burlier and stronger man, William withdrew his charge.