muscular; strong.
Contemporary Examples

The Man With the Sharpest Pen David Margolick December 29, 2009
Will Season 4 Make ‘Game of Thrones’ the Best Fantasy Show Ever? Andrew Romano April 1, 2014
The Wrath of Liam Neeson: The ‘Taken 2’ Star’s Action-Hero Transformation Marlow Stern October 4, 2012
The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai Leskov Benjamin Lytal April 9, 2013
Behind the Gert Boyle Kidnap Attempt Winston Ross November 26, 2010

Historical Examples

The Ebbing Of The Tide Louis Becke
The Armourer’s Prentices Charlotte M. Yonge
The Shadow of a Crime Hall Caine
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 Various
Frenzied Fiction Stephen Leacock

adjective brawnier, brawniest
muscular and strong


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