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Muscularity   Listen

The physiological state of having or consisting of muscle.
Possessing muscular strength.  Synonyms: brawn, brawniness, heftiness, muscle, sinew.
An imaginative lively style (especially style of writing).  Synonyms: energy, vigor, vigour, vim.  "A remarkable muscularity of style"

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"Muscularity" Quotes from Famous Books

... that she had been greatly overestimating her task. He had on one of the suits he had bought ready made that morning. It was of rough blue cloth—dark blue—most becoming and well draped to show to advantage his lithe, powerful frame, its sinews so much more manly-looking than the muscularity of artificially got protuberances usually seen in the prosperous classes in our Eastern cities. Grant had selected the suit, had selected all the suits, and had superintended the fittings. Grant had also selected the negligee shirt and the fashionable collar, and the bright, yet ...
— The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig • David Graham Phillips

... Homer sang of the Grecian gods, Olympus was 200:1 dark, but through his verse the gods became alive in a nation's belief. Pagan worship began with muscularity, 200:3 but the law of Sinai lifted thought into the song of David. Moses advanced a nation to the worship of God in Spirit instead of matter, and il- 200:6 lustrated the grand human capacities of being ...
— Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures • Mary Baker Eddy

Words linked to "Muscularity" :   sinew, muscle, life, spirit, physiological condition, vitality, verve, physical condition, sprightliness, vim, muscular, strength, physiological state, liveliness

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