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strongman

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrongmanstrong‧man /ˈstrɒŋmæn $ ˈstrɒːŋ-/ noun (plural strongmen /-men/) [countable]  1 a politician or leader who uses violence or threats to get what they want2 a very strong man who performs in a circus
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strongmanIs a strongman needed to restore civil order?The coachman resembled a carnival strongman, with well-developed muscles, a bald head and an oriental moustache.military strongmenAs the travellers walked away the strongman carried the huddled figure into the brothel.
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