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characterized by marked muscular development; powerfully built

Synonyms for burly

muscular and heavily built

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Better than the earlier hard-coding techniques, ad hoc query/reporting, rule-based tools, mad neural networks showed promise, but also came up short due to their lack of "intelligence." While the tools were useful, there still was a dependence on the burliness analyst to direct the query tools to look for known or suspicious conditions.
A style statement from the start, New Town's neoclassical terraces and townhouses--all swirling, whitewashed columns--are the graceful antidote to Old Town's rawboned burliness, and the area offers its own more elegant cultural attractions.
While Zwart believes organizational integration is important, he notes that "in larger organizations, most burliness units operate with a high level of autonomy that effectively negates the value of trying to share all information across the entire organization.
If so, his glancing reference to "jovial burliness" (in a previously unpublished passage of "The American James," written in 1916) is far more tactful than the work of recent biographers.
My over-swaddled burliness made each step an extra effort as I waded through the wet snow on Boulevard de la Loire.