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stalwart

  
  
athletic, beefy     (informal)   brawny, daring, dependable, hefty     (informal)   husky     (informal)   indomitable, intrepid, lusty, manly, muscular, redoubtable, robust, rugged, sinewy, staunch, stout, strapping, strong, sturdy, valiant, vigorous  
  
Antonyms     
   faint-hearted, feeble, frail, infirm, namby-pamby, puny, shilpit     (Scot.)   sickly, timid, weak  
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stalwart

  
  ( stalwarts    plural  )
1       n-count   A stalwart is a loyal worker or supporter of an organization, especially a political party.  
usu with supp  
His free-trade policies aroused suspicion among Tory stalwarts...     
2       adj   A stalwart supporter or worker is loyal, steady, and completely reliable.  
usu ADJ n  
...a stalwart supporter of the colonial government...     

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stalemate, startle, stalk, stale

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