2. CONNECTION BETWEEN CAUSE AND EFFECT
[Degree of power] Strength.
stoutness; lustihood, stamina, nerve, muscle, sinew, thews and sinews, physique; pith, pithiness; virility, vitality.
athletics, athleticism; gymnastics, feats of strength.
adamant, steel, iron, oak, heart of oak; iron grip; grit, bone.
athlete, gymnast, acrobat; superman, Atlas, Hercules, Antaeus, Samson, Cyclops, Goliath; tower of strength; giant refreshed.
strengthening; invigoration, refreshment, refocillation.
[Science of forces] dynamics, statics.
render strong; give strength; strengthen, invigorate, brace, nerve, fortify, sustain, harden, case harden, steel, gird; screw up, wind up, set up; gird up one's loins, brace up one's loins; recruit, set on one's legs; vivify; refresh [more]; refect; reenforce (restore) [more].
resistless, irresistible, invincible, proof against, impregnable, unconquerable, indomitable, dominating, inextinguishable, unquenchable; incontestable; more than a match for; overpowering, overwhelming; all powerful, all sufficient; sovereign.
able-bodied; athletic; Herculean, Cyclopean, Atlantean; muscular, brawny, wiry, well-knit, broad-shouldered, sinewy, strapping, stalwart, gigantic.
manly, man-like, manful; masculine, male, virile.
unweakened, unallayed, unwithered, unshaken, unworn, unexhausted; in full force, in full swing; in the plenitude of power.
stubborn, thick-ribbed, made of iron, deep-rooted; strong as a lion, strong as a horse, strong as brandy; sound as a roach; in fine feather, in high feather; like a giant refreshed.
[Adverbs] strongly; by force; by main force (by compulsion) [more].
Blut und Eisen ["Blood and iron" (German)]; coelitus mihi vires; du fort au diable; en habiles gens ["As skilful people" (French)]; ex vi termini ["With strength comes limits" (Latin)]; flecti non frangi ["To be bent is not to be broken" (Latin)]; "he that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill" [Burke]; "inflexible in faith, invincible in arms" [Beattie].