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1. Of, relating to, or consisting of muscle: muscular contraction.
2. Having well-developed muscles: a muscular build.
3. Having or suggesting great forcefulness, especially at the expense of subtlety: muscular reasoning that does not bother with the finer points; muscular advocacy groups.

[From Latin mūsculus, muscle; see muscle.]

mus′cu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
mus′cu·lar·ly adv.
Synonyms: muscular, brawny, burly, sinewy
These adjectives mean strong and powerfully built: a muscular build; brawny arms; a burly stevedore; a lean and sinewy frame.
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Then that bell rang, and I thought for one long, mortal minute that I couldn't get out of that chair--literally, physically, muscularly couldn't.
And like the best of Akin's films, it's a muscularly lean and emotionally raw film.
Equally thought-provoking stuff comes in Mussorgsky's Khovanschina, muscularly detailing the struggles between old and new factions during the reforming reign of Peter the Great as Tsar of Russia during the concluding decades of the 17th century.
In contrast to her classmates, she was very aware that focusing on the mirror could compromise her ability to feel her body working muscularly and thus preferred not to use it.
In a text that muscularly pushes back on so many "standard" views it is curious to see Reed state that dialect "is a mode of self-referential vernacular invention that purports to record language as it is used, from the vantage point of (and for) those who do not use language that way" (69).
His lips move muscularly, molding words into pleasing shapes, marshalling argument.
He did that with Messi, who since then was not injured muscularly, and Robert Lewandowski, whom he had put on the bench at one point and made him understand certain things.
This monetary response, if it is to buttress expectations and confidence, needs I think to be delivered promptly as well as muscularly," he said.
He said, 'This monetary response, if it is to buttress expectations and confidence, needs I think to be delivered promptly as well as muscularly.
In the goats, cysts may reach maturity in other organs, subcutaneously and intra muscularly and outside the CNS in goats cysts were of T.
Although BMI has its limitations when it comes to estimating body fat in athletes and other muscularly built individuals where BMI value is overestimated, high BMI has been identified as a risk factor for certain chronic diseases.