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strong

  
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  
  
Antonyms     
  
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  


strong-arm  
      adj   aggressive, bullying, coercive, forceful, high-pressure, terror, terrorizing, threatening, thuggish, violent  
strong-minded     
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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n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
blend of "brother" and "romance" used to describe a strong friendship between two males.
exp.
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.

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