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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbrawnybrawn‧y /ˈbrɔːni $ ˈbrɒː-/ adjective  STRONG PERSONvery large and strong His brawny arms glistened with sweat.
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brawnyThe sun was pouring into the courtyard and his brawny arms glistened with sweat.big brawny armsTopaz had pictured her as tall and brawny as befitted a martinet.She had a husband, a great brawny brute of an ex R.A.F. pilot who knocked her about.All night he parades up and down the bar like a brawny old cockerel.He had a football player's physique: big head, thick neck, brawny shoulders, and heavy legs.They pictured Soviet women as hammer-throwers, brawny six-footers who work in brick factories.The gardener's assistant arrived -- a brawny youth who never said a word.
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