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Word: brawn

Definition: human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness


Sentences Containing 'brawn'

To look at the tawny brawn of his lithe snaky limbs, you would almost have credited the superstitions of some of the earlier Puritans, and half-believed this wild Indian to be a son of the Prince of the Powers of the Air.

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