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Related to strength: Strength and Weakness, Strength of materials, Strength training
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Synonyms for strength

Synonyms for strength

the state or quality of being physically strong

power used to overcome resistance

the condition of being free from defects or flaws

reliability in withstanding pressure, force, or stress

Synonyms for strength

capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war

the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty

capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects

the condition of financial success

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I struggled, then, with all my strength, and doubtless opposed, weak as I was, a long resistance, for I heard him cry out, 'These miserable Puritans
The word reached his ear as a wave which he no longer had the strength to surmount passed over his head.
The unicorn ran against the tree with all its strength, and stuck its horn so fast in the trunk that it had not the strength enough to draw it out again, and thus it was caught.
The latter feebly pressed his kind hands, and scarcely had the strength to say, "Thank you
With his hair in disorder and matted on his forehead, his dress torn and covered with dust and plaster, his linen in shreds, the king never rested until his strength was utterly exhausted, and it was not until then that he clearly understood the pitiless thickness of the walls, the impenetrable nature of the cement, invincible to every influence but that of time, and that he possessed no other weapon but despair.
It was with growing difficulty that he found the strength necessary to construct a shelter by night wherein he might be reasonably safe from the large carnivora, and by day he still further exhausted his strength in digging for edible roots, and searching for water.
But before he reached the bottom of the canyon he again was forced to the realization that his great strength was waning, and when he dropped exhausted at the foot of the cliff and saw before him the opposite wall that must be scaled, he bared his fighting fangs and growled.
At any rate, the very fact that the strange, invisible guardians of this weird place had some reason for wishing him not to enter this particular chamber was sufficient to treble Tarzan's desire to do so, and though the shrieking was repeated continuously, he kept his shoulder to the door until it gave before his giant strength to swing open upon creaking wooden hinges.
He was soon spilling over with vitality, and each day he saw Ruth, at the moment of meeting, she experienced the old shock of his strength and health.
There were thirty families, but we got no strength from one another.
His hope lay in that Ponta himself should ultimately consume his strength.
My robuster strength of added years, my increased skill, and all I had learned from the books, were responsible for this increase of twenty dollars.
Calling us weak does not make you stronger in the face of the strength of the Plutocracy," Ernest retorted.
Shed down a kindly ray from above upon my life, and strength of war, that I may be able to drive away bitter cowardice from my head and crush down the deceitful impulses of my soul.
And yet, while he was of massive build, with broad shoulders and deep chest, I could not characterize his strength as massive.