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1‘they had three strapping sons’
big, strong, well built, sturdily built, sturdy, brawny, burly, broad-shouldered, muscular, muscly, well muscled, robust, rugged, lusty, Herculean
informal hunky, beefy, husky, ripped, shredded
North American informal buff
US informal jacked
literary thewy, stark
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