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  • adj

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fit

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highly-flavoured

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having great physical strength

capable of exerting considerable effort or of withstanding considerable stress or hardship

firmly settled or positioned

intensely violent in sustained velocity

resulting from or affecting one's innermost feelings

having a high concentration of the distinguishing ingredient

containing alcohol

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having strength or power greater than average or expected

not faint or feeble

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having or wielding force or authority

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having a strong physiological or chemical effect

of good quality and condition

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of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection

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being distilled rather than fermented

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freshly made or left

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strong and sure

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References in classic literature ?
My motive,' returned Doctor Strong, 'is to make some suitable provision for a cousin, and an old playfellow, of Annie's.
Meanwhile, Antaeus had scrambled upon his feet again, and pulled his pine tree out of the earth; and, all aflame with fury, and more outrageously strong than ever, he ran at Hercules, and brought down another blow.
Adam, you perceive, was by no means a marvellous man, nor, properly speaking, a genius, yet I will not pretend that his was an ordinary character among workmen; and it would not be at all a safe conclusion that the next best man you may happen to see with a basket of tools over his shoulder and a paper cap on his head has the strong conscience and the strong sense, the blended susceptibility and self-command, of our friend Adam.
Behind her she saw the prahu turn back up stream, but now her mind was suddenly engaged with a new danger, for the girl realized that the strong current was bearing her down stream more rapidly than she had imagined.
One day Tarzan found Miss Strong in conversation with a stranger, a man he had not seen on board before.
Plenty strong big fella too much ten fella three times.
You make believe that you believe in the survival of the strong and the rule of the strong.
I have seen the hearts and stamina of strong men broken, and I have seen other men, by ill-treatment, driven to permanent and howling madness.
We said that, in order to be strong, we must not fight one another, and we made a law that when a man killed another him would the tribe kill.
With that conviction strong within me, I volunteered for this service, as I would have volunteered for anything that set work and hardship and danger, like ramparts, between my misery and me.
A WEAK Man going down-hill met a Strong Man going up, and said:
So she hopped up and dressed, although it was an hour earlier than she usually rose, for she could not sleep any more, being possessed with a strong desire to slip down and see if the big portmanteau and packing cases were really in the hall.
Havelok lived with the fisherman, and grew great and fair and strong.
613-616) So it is not possible to deceive or go beyond the will of Zeus; for not even the son of Iapetus, kindly Prometheus, escaped his heavy anger, but of necessity strong bands confined him, although he knew many a wile.
All day we sailed, and all night, and the next day, and the next, day after day, the wind always astern and blowing steadily and strong.