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physique

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human
physiquephy‧sique /fəˈziːk/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBHAPPEARANCEthe size and appearance of someone’s body 🔊 She didn’t have the physique to be a dancer. 🔊 He had good health and a strong physique.
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physiquean athletic physiqueRodber has huge potential, however, a great physique, a fair turn of speed and good hands.After emerging from the sea for the fourth time he groaned about his physique.But his physique was not impressive, and I fear he must have exaggerated.William was tall and handsome and had a slim, muscular physique.In no other field of human activity is there such a proliferation of specialized physiques.Brad had a superb physique and the looks of a young Marlon Brando.But there are no hard and fast rules about the physique of a racing cyclist.He described the physique of the two men he had seen upright: Zack and the gunman.Aristotle further maintained that the four elements express themselves in the physique and temperament of the individual.Three basic pieces of equipment will enable you to perform an enormous variety of exercises to improve your physique or figure.
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