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noun as in physique

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Think of him as a kind of Cecil Rhodes in a loincloth and with bulging muscles.

The security guard wears a black suit and black V-neck that hardly contain his bulging muscles.

For the entire duration of the hours I spent inside San Pedro I noticed my abdominal muscles remained perpetually clenched.

Eyes red and prison muscles bulging, a tattooed white man behind me jumped to his feet from a crouch and swatted me aside.

The emphasis is on fresh faces and tensed bodies and muscles, rather than come-to-bed eyes, pouting, and bulges down below.

The women at once rose and began to shake out their draperies and relax their muscles.

The ability to sustain the tone for a long time will increase, and with it the power of the muscles exercised.

His ear, his brain, his muscles take on a new joyous activity, and the tide of life rises higher.

There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.

In the whole of anatomy there is no task so difficult as that of learning the precise attachments of the muscles of the back.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to muscles, such as: habit, anatomy, body, character, configuration, and constitution.

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