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Word: stalwart

Definition: physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower


Sentences Containing 'stalwart'

A stalwart darkey once gave offense at a negro ball in New Orleans by putting on a good many airs.
A rich uniform, half French, half Oriental, set off his graceful and stalwart figure, and his broad chest was decorated with the order of the Legion of Honor.
So when the crisis is upon you, remember that God, like a trainer of wrestlers, has matched you with a rough and stalwart antagonist.--"To what end?"
Then another cart came by at the same pace, but the occupant of the throne was not old like the others, but a man stalwart and robust, and of a forbidding countenance, who as he came up said in a voice far hoarser and more devilish, "I am the enchanter Archelaus, the mortal enemy of Amadis of Gaul and all his kindred," and then passed on.
They are mostly young, of stalwart frames; fellows who have felled forests, and now seek to drop the axe and snatch the whale-lance.

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