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Synonyms for sinewy

Synonyms for sinewy

characterized by marked muscular development; powerfully built

Synonyms for sinewy

(of meat) full of sinews

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consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon


(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight

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A sinewy man covered in thick soot stands in a grey cloud of smoke, watching over a slow-burning pile of wood that sustains his life but may also eventually kill him.
The ears are elongated and sinewy and covered with hair to serve as shock absorbers or sound cushions because the noises of this world are too brutal for its eardrums.
In just a short time, the Swansea-born star's famous figures has been transformed from voluptuous to thin and sinewy.
Although none of the original members remain, their tone remains bright and metallic but sinewy enough to carry the complex development and expression required by the string quartet form, as evidenced by their opening work, Haydn's G major Op.
But I can't dislike her when she says of rival Hollywood actresses: "I refuse to conform to this muscly, sinewy look that so many actresses seem to think is attractive.
CHEAPER cuts of venison tend to be sinewy and tough and are only good for braising or stewing.
On the other hand, "Making It Up As We Go Along" could have been written for a musical melodrama of 1930s vintage, and "Waiting Tables" sets wry lyrics about waiting for one's big break to a sinewy, bebop-derived head played by a large but nimble horn section.
With Jones' sinewy and supple frame, the piece fittingly mirrored the gallery's contents: idealized bodies of Greek and Roman athletes.
Daltrey looked cool in his tee shirt and shades, sinewy biceps suggesting physical fitness.
Prettier than Merc's sinewy CLS, reminiscent of the new Aston Martin Rapide and an obvious competitor for Porsche's upcoming Panamera, the CS is bigger and lower than a 7-Series, has one of the most aggressive snouts in the world and a side-on profile to rival the Maserati Quattroporte.
During "Coucou" she acquits herself gracefully en Francais, flirting with a sinewy clarinet line as the melody casually unfolds.
Surrounded by motorway junctions, car plants and sports venues, including the sinewy swerve of the Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadium roof, the Mercedes-Benz Museum's towering facade has become the gateway to Stuttgart-Unterturkheim, the birthplace of the automobile.
Pre-BALCO, Bonds had the sinewy, long-limbed build of a marathon runner.
It was a spectacularly exciting two-hour show, packed with sinewy, skin-baring dancers, fine singing, some of the best dance music of the decade and one of the most memorable stage entrances in memory.
The biggest in this family of so-called catsharks is a bull huss, a muscular, sinewy fighter that is reportedly increasing in numbers, unlike dwindling stocks of some fish.