strength


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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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But in the end we agreed to add our strength together and to be as one man when the Meat-Eaters came over the divide to steal our women.
Yet had Knuckle- Bone forgotten that all the men of us had added our strength to keep the law among us, and him we killed, at the foot of his tree, and hung his body on a branch as a warning that the law was stronger than any man.
These houses were large and much better than the caves and trees, and everybody had a better time of it because the men had added their strength together and become a tribe.
For that matter, the strength of the Revolution, during these frightful twenty years, has resided in nothing else than the sense of righteousness.
Ernest and I well understood, before we left the refuge, how the strength of the Iron Heel was developing.
Her colonies in our vicinity will be likely to continue too much disproportioned in strength to be able to give us any dangerous annoyance.
The bones were those of a large man--a man of wondrous strength and vitality Tarzan knew he must have been to have penetrated thus far through the dangers of Africa with such a ponderous yet at the same time futile armament.
Once he stumbled and fell, and when he tried to rise he found that he could not--that his strength was so far gone that he could only crawl forward on his hands and knees for a few yards and then sink down again to rest.
He made another half swing, half hook, for Ponta's jaw, and Ponta, already recovering his wits and strength, ducked cleanly.
Ponta paused, as if to make doubly sure, then feinted with his left and struck fiercely with his right with all his strength.
Strength, health, superabundance of animal spirits and power, are regarded with hate, suspicion, and fear by the subordinate class.
There I have sat helpless (in spite of my abilities) ever since; seeing what Robinson Crusoe saw, as quoted above--namely, the folly of beginning a work before we count the cost, and before we judge rightly of our own strength to go through with it.
I took a drop too much on the strength of it; and ROBINSON CRUSOE put me right again.
Him followed his next Mate, Both glorying to have scap't the STYGIAN flood As Gods, and by their own recover'd strength, Not by the sufferance of supernal Power.
For Spirits when they please Can either Sex assume, or both; so soft And uncompounded is their Essence pure, Not ti'd or manacl'd with joynt or limb, Nor founded on the brittle strength of bones, Like cumbrous flesh; but in what shape they choose Dilated or condens't, bright or obscure, Can execute their aerie purposes, And works of love or enmity fulfill.