Thesaurus / sinewed
other words for sinewed
- build up
- set up
- step up
- add fuel to fire
- make firm
- tone up
antonyms of sinewed
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A fine figure of a mariner he strode along, erect, deep-chested, thewed and sinewed like a bull.
The growl in his deep chest and sinewed throat was that of a wolf.
Ezra opened his mouth, no doubt to cry aloud, but Hal clapped a sinewed hand over it, and slammed him back against the wall.
The steel-sinewed flanks stiffened and relaxed rhythmically as the hillside flew past.
OVERLAND REDHENRY HERBERT KNIBBS
And, to tell the truth, wrestling and his firm-sinewed figure had something to do with his extreme humility on this occasion.
JUDITH SHAKESPEAREWILLIAM BLACK
If his genius was somewhat less fine, it was infinitely better thewed and sinewed.
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATUREGEORGE SAINTSBURY
The operations were fruitless until there came a population well sinewed and gladly ready for arduous toil.
MARTIN VAN BURENEDWARD M. SHEPARD
He dreamed of building an airplane with metal, wood and fabric to emulate the sinewed, feathered grace of a soaring gull.
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A flannel shirt, open at the throat, showed a well-sinewed neck and powerful chest.
THE AIR TRUSTGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
The men were unvaryingly soft, rounded in contour, lacking the women's tough-sinewed vigor.
WEST OF THE SUNEDGAR PANGBORN