Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


But the buckskins were sinewed with whalebone and used to desert work.

The growl in his deep chest and sinewed throat was that of a wolf.

He showed her his two hands, big and sinewed, capable and strong.

Smiler came in, tattered and unkempt as usual, but wiry and sinewed, as anyone could see at a glance.

He dreamed of building an airplane with metal, wood and fabric to emulate the sinewed, feathered grace of a soaring gull.

A fine figure of a mariner he strode along, erect, deep-chested, thewed and sinewed like a bull.

Ezra opened his mouth, no doubt to cry aloud, but Hal clapped a sinewed hand over it, and slammed him back against the wall.

If his genius was somewhat less fine, it was infinitely better thewed and sinewed.