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synonyms for able-bodied

  • strapping
  • firm
  • fit
  • hale
  • hardy
  • healthy
  • hearty
  • lusty
  • powerful
  • robust
  • staunch
  • stout
  • sturdy
  • vigorous
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antonyms for able-bodied

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  • delicate
  • infirm
  • weak
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How to use able-bodied in a sentence

He was a big-bodied, big-hearted, ruddy-faced, farmerlike man of fifty or so; and the service was proud of him.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
It is followed by forty-four pages of argument and illustration relating exclusively to the able-bodied wage-earner.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
The wonder is that between sword and halter there was any able-bodied man left in Munster.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
As in the Report itself, no definition is given in the Act of what was meant by "able-bodied persons."
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
We can find no explanation of, or reason for, the entire absence of any provision for independent women who were able-bodied.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
The outdoor relief sanctioned for able-bodied men was strictly limited to persons who were not in employment for hire.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
With that approval outdoor relief to the able-bodied, without any conditions, was lawful.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
For the male able-bodied person himself (and his family) only three exceptions were to be made.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
With that approval, outdoor relief to able-bodied men, without any conditions, was lawful.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
This implies that a widow was not regarded as subject to the conditions of relief to "able-bodied persons and their families."
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
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WORDS RELATED TO ABLE-BODIED

  • able-bodied
  • active
  • brawny
  • energetic
  • fit
  • lusty
  • muscular
  • powerful
  • robust
  • strapping
  • strong
  • sturdy
  • vigorous
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