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sturdy         

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      adj   , -dier, -diest  
1    healthy, strong, and vigorous  
2    strongly built; stalwart  
     (C13 (in the sense: rash, harsh): from Old French estordi dazed, from estordir to stun, perhaps ultimately related to Latin turdus a thrush (taken as representing drunkenness))  
  sturdily      adv  
  sturdiness      n  
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sturdy          [2]  
      n     (Vet. science)      another name for       staggers       2  
     (C17: from sturdy1 (in the obsolete sense: giddy))  
  sturdied      adj  

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sturdy

  
  
athletic, brawny, built to last, determined, durable, firm, flourishing, hardy, hearty, lusty, muscular, powerful, resolute, robust, secure, solid, stalwart, staunch, steadfast, stouthearted, substantial, thickset, vigorous, well-built, well-made  
  
Antonyms     
   feeble, flimsy, frail, infirm, irresolute, puny, rickety, skinny, uncertain, unsubstantial, weak, weakly  

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study, sturdily, Saturday, stud

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