Thesaurus / more robust


He grew indeed stronger and more robust than any one would have supposed he would become.

The Cruise of the Mary RoseWilliam H. G. Kingston

While Miss Sowersoft pined, Palethorpe evidently grew fatter; while she stalked like a ghost, he grew redder and more robust.

Decent provision being made for the retirement of old hands, the service can be kept manned by a younger and more robust class.

The more robust stomach which he gave to man cries out for meat.

Green MansionsW. H. Hudson

Closely related to the preceding, but different in habit and on the whole larger and more robust throughout.

The North American Slime-MouldsThomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride

He is always complaining of his health; yet I have scarce ever seen a more robust little man of his years.

The more robust and capable among the adults cultivated these poor crops in a pecking and puny sort of way.

Through Mr. Green we managed to procure another steed, a younger animal, and of more robust habit than the lean and haggard Rosso.

AlbaniaE. F. Knight

All these natives were better-looking, cleaner, and more robust than I expected to find them.

In the Arctic SeasFrancis Leopold McClintock

These auxiliary species are wilder and more robust than the principals.

Buffon's Natural History. Volume V (of 10)Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon

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