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strong

strong

 
 
pronunciation:
strawng
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: stronger, strongest
definition 1: having or showing great physical power or strength.
The strong man lifted the heavy log.
synonyms:
forceful, mighty, sturdy
antonyms:
feeble, flimsy, frail, puny, sickly, weak
similar words:
husky, muscular, robust, solid, stout
definition 2: having power of mind or character.
He gave a strong objection to the ruling of the court.He has a strong belief that life is sacred.
synonyms:
determined, tough
antonyms:
cowardly
similar words:
courageous, hardy, steadfast, stern
definition 3: showing great movement, force, or energy.
A strong wind blew the old barn down.
synonyms:
forceful, powerful
antonyms:
soft, weak
similar words:
brisk, dynamic, energetic, fierce, intense, mighty, severe, tremendous, violent
definition 4: having a bad or powerful taste or smell.
I hate the strong smell of your feet.Just put a thin slice of cheese on your cracker, because it's very strong.
synonyms:
pungent, sharp
antonyms:
delicate, mild
similar words:
rank, tasty
derivations: strongish (adj.), strongly (adv.), strongness (n.)
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