brawny

All Adjective Noun
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  • She reached up and put her arms around her husband's brawny neck. Cited from The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • I only wish that you had been a larger and a brawnier woman. Cited from Jurgen, by James Branch Cabell
  • He, in turn, went down, and brawny women joined with their men in the battle. Cited from The Valley of the Moon, by Jack London
  • The sea gives him fish enough for his family, and for a brawny brown servant. Cited from At Last, by Charles Kingsley
  • He drew the back of one brawny, dirty hand across his eyes and turned away his head. Cited from The Doctor's Daughter, by "Vera"
  • The little boy is much fairer than the brawny daughter who seems his mother. Cited from Our World, by Francis Colburn Adams
  • He placed one brawny hand upon my shoulder and swung me around. Cited from Jacqueline of Golden River, by H. M. Egbert
  • Yet, could this brawny man have ever suggested any distinctly religious idea? Cited from The Life of Michelangelo Buonarotti, by John Addington Symonds
  • Then from deep down in his brawny throat came a sudden sound. Cited from Up the Hill and Over, by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  • And each of us offered a willing heart, and the strength of a brawny hand. Cited from History of the American Negro in the Great World War, by Sweeney
  • The Indian continued to pour salt water out of his brawny hands upon her head and neck. Cited from Young Lion of the Woods, by Thomas Barlow Smith
  • Here two brawny policemen got up beside him on the platform -- one on either hand. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • That was what I saw and heard a brawny man doing not long since in a popular down-town restaurant. Cited from A String of Amber Beads, by Martha Everts Holden
  • He may have been armed, but he made no display of other weapons than his brawny fist. Cited from Jack in the Forecastle, by John Sherburne Sleeper
  • He was six foot high, his shoulders were broad, his legs brawny, and his whole person athletic. Cited from Damon and Delia, by William Godwin
  • John seized her shoulders in his brawny hands, and whirled her round till she faced him again. Cited from Between Whiles, by Helen Hunt Jackson
  • She therefore drew back from the grasp of a stout fellow who held out his brawny arms to her. Cited from The Lifeboat, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The man was a big brawny fellow, and very angry at that. Cited from The Boy Scouts of Lenox, by Frank V. Webster
  • He was the brawny blacksmith and people said a very rich man. Cited from Green Valley, by Katharine Reynolds
  • Every day he grew more brown and brawny, more superb in his physical vigor. Cited from Spanish Doubloons, by Camilla Kenyon
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