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1    athletic, beefy     (informal)   brawny, burly, capable, fighting fit, fit, fit as a fiddle, hale, hardy, healthy, Herculean, lusty, muscular, powerful, robust, sinewy, sound, stalwart, stout, strapping, sturdy, tough, virile  
2    aggressive, brave, courageous, determined, feisty     (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   firm in spirit, forceful, hard as nails, hard-nosed     (informal)   high-powered, plucky, resilient, resolute, resourceful, self-assertive, steadfast, stouthearted, tenacious, tough, unyielding  
3    acute, dedicated, deep, deep-rooted, eager, fervent, fervid, fierce, firm, intense, keen, severe, staunch, vehement, violent, zealous  
4    clear, clear-cut, cogent, compelling, convincing, distinct, effective, formidable, great, marked, overpowering, persuasive, potent, redoubtable, sound, telling, trenchant, unmistakable, urgent, weighty, well-established, well-founded  
5    Draconian, drastic, extreme, forceful, severe  
6    durable, hard-wearing, heavy-duty, on a firm foundation, reinforced, sturdy, substantial, well-armed, well-built, well-protected  
7    bold, bright, brilliant, dazzling, glaring, loud, stark  
8    biting, concentrated, heady, highly-flavoured, highly-seasoned, hot, intoxicating, piquant, pungent, pure, sharp, spicy, undiluted  
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6    characterless, delicate, faint-hearted, feeble, frail, ineffectual, lacking drive, namby-pamby, puny, slight, spineless, timid, unassertive, uncommitted, unimpassioned, weak  
7    dull, insipid, pale, pastel, washed-out  
8    bland, mild, tasteless, vapid, weak  

      adj   aggressive, bullying, coercive, forceful, high-pressure, terror, terrorizing, threatening, thuggish, violent  
determined, firm, independent, iron-willed, resolute, strong-willed, unbending, uncompromising  
strong point     
advantage, asset, forte, long suit     (informal)   métier, speciality, strength, strong suit  
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(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
1: marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections <captious critics> 2: calculated to confuse, entrap, or entangle in argument <a captious question>
blend of "brother" and "romance" used to describe a strong friendship between two males.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
de fortes coutures, forte déchirure
celui qui n'a pas lutté est fort à la lutte
celui qui n'a pas lutté est fort à la lutte
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