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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.
Singer Madonna and actress Meg Ryan have also been criticised for looking gaunt and sinewy.
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.
When a sinewy young man called Yousuf Pathan was first named in the Twenty-20 squad for that 2007 World Cup, the perception was that the senior of the Pathan brothers was there to make up the members.
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.
Had they managed to sell the place for a profit I'd have half-expected gangs of sinewy men with black faces, safety lamps and high-visibility vests, singing Sosban Fach to come high-kicking across the screen, while rosy-cheeked women in stove pipe hats waved oversized leeks behind them.
It also turns out that Gibson is a chip off the old block in the killing department, but before he can avenge his father's death, he must get into fighting shape with a little help from the Fraternity's Zen master of a leader, Sloane (Morgan Freeman), and tough-cookie Fox (Angelina Jolie, in sinewy Mr.
With Jones' sinewy and supple frame, the piece fittingly mirrored the gallery's contents: idealized bodies of Greek and Roman athletes.
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.
It even will take--I can hear the screams of horror--a mid-size crossover-type vehicle that adds "space" to "pace" and "grace" by melding the Old World charm of an upscale estate car with the sinewy reflexes and sensuous curves of a sports car.