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Synonyms for burly

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characterized by marked muscular development; powerfully built

Synonyms for burly

muscular and heavily built

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The Max Broedel cherub, usually the burliest senior student, was seated on an empty beer keg, swinging a caduceus in one hand and a mug of beer in the other, clad only in a towel.
It could have been the burliest man in Crawcrook, but I was determined to stop them.
But a breakthrough came and, for me, the best moment was when the biggest, burliest one of the lot of them came up to me in the break and said, half-whispering: "You know, I never realised before that diversity was about everyone, and that includes me.
A source told us: "Natasha was buzzing after her performance on stage, and was so excitable afterwards she was challenging even her burliest fans to arm wrestles, while her brother Joshua looked on in amazement.
The biggest, burliest and strongest of the inmates burst into tears and stormed off to bed.
He is neither the tallest or the burliest, but when he has to he can mix it with the best of 'em.