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synonyms for burly

  • able-bodied
  • athletic
  • beefy
  • brawny
  • bulky
  • hulking
  • muscular
  • portly
  • stocky
  • stout
  • strapping
  • sturdy
  • beefcake
  • big
  • bruising
  • gorillalike
  • hefty
  • hulky
  • hunk
  • powerful
  • strong
  • thickset
  • well-built
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antonyms for burly

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  • delicate
  • frail
  • infirm
  • skinny
  • slight
  • small
  • thin
  • tiny
  • underweight
  • weak
  • light
  • slim
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This burly gear will keep you safe as you venture into the dark.
GOING CAVING? BRING THESE ESSENTIALS UNDERGROUND WITH YOU.ROB VERGERDECEMBER 21, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
While matters of opinion—including those thrown out in the hurly-burly of a talk show segment—are typically outside the realm of defamation, courts may find at least some of the “dozens” of allegedly false claims do not qualify as opinion.
VOTING MACHINE MAKER THREATENS TO SUE FOX NEWS OVER CONSPIRACY CLAIMSJEFFDECEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
The new card is burly enough to enable 120 frames per second performance in VR headsets like the Valve Index for super-smooth motion during any task.
THE BEST GADGETS OF 2020BY STAN HORACZEKDECEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
I’d quadruple the recipe if you want to make more than just a batch, or skip the sandwiching altogether, which made for some pretty burly cookies.
THE BEST HOLIDAY COOKIE RECIPES, ACCORDING TO EATER EDITORSMEGHAN MCCARRONNOVEMBER 30, 2020EATER
Not waiting around, which would make sense somewhat since Yang himself left the hurly-burly of the campaign back in February.
WILL ANDREW YANG BE THE FIRST SECRETARY OF TECHNOLOGY?EUGENE ROBINSONAUGUST 5, 2020OZY
Tom himself was burly, ruddy, broad, and rather above middle size.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
This hurly-burly,” said he, drawing her into a quiet eddy of the stream, “is no place for the communion of two twin souls.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Out of a dark porch, ten paces along Bond Street, appeared a burly figure to fall into step a few yards behind Gray.
DOPESAX ROHMER
A man, burly and broad-shouldered, who had the air of a professional bully, walked by himself ahead.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
A burly warrior scooped up coals on a piece of bark and with a fiendish grin leaped through the smoke.
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WORDS RELATED TO BURLY

  • bulky
  • burly
  • heavy
  • hulking
  • husky
  • muscular
  • sturdy
  • substantial
  • thickset
  • weighty
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