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sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
injurious - harmful; causing injury
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
humdrum - dull; monotonous
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.