strong

strong
adjective
1)

Ben is a strong lad

Syn:
powerful, muscular, brawny, powerfully built, strapping, sturdy, burly, meaty, robust, athletic, tough, rugged, lusty, strong as an ox/horse; informal beefy, hunky, husky; dated stalwart
Ant:
weak, puny
2)

a strong character

Syn:
forceful, determined, spirited, self-assertive, tough, tenacious, indomitable, formidable, redoubtable, strong-minded; informal gutsy, feisty
Ant:
weak
3)

a strong fortress

Syn:
secure, well-built, indestructible, well fortified, well protected, impregnable, solid
4)

strong cotton bags

Syn:
durable, hardwearing, heavy-duty, industrial-strength, tough, sturdy, well-made, long-lasting
Ant:
weak, flimsy
5)

the current is very strong

Syn:
forceful, powerful, vigorous, fierce, intense
Ant:
gentle
6)

a strong interest in literature

Syn:
keen, eager, passionate, fervent
7)

strong feelings

Syn:
intense, forceful, passionate, ardent, fervent, fervid, deep-seated; literary perfervid
8)

a strong supporter

Syn:
keen, eager, enthusiastic, dedicated, staunch, loyal, steadfast
9)

strong arguments

Syn:
compelling, cogent, forceful, powerful, potent, weighty, convincing, sound, valid, well-founded, persuasive, influential
Ant:
weak, unconvincing
10)

a need for strong action

Syn:
firm, forceful, drastic, extreme
11)

she bore a very strong resemblance to Vera

Syn:
marked, striking, noticeable, pronounced, distinct, definite, unmistakable, notable
Ant:
slight
12)

a strong voice

Syn:
loud, powerful, forceful, resonant, sonorous, rich, deep, booming
Ant:
weak, quiet
13)

strong language

Syn:
bad, foul, obscene, profane
14)

a strong blue color

Syn:
intense, deep, rich, bright, brilliant, vivid
Ant:
pale
15)

strong lights

Syn:
bright, brilliant, dazzling, glaring
16)

strong black coffee

Syn:
concentrated, undiluted, potent
Ant:
weak, mild
17)

strong cheese

Syn:
highly flavored, flavorful, piquant, tangy, spicy
Ant:
mild
18)

strong drink

Syn:
alcoholic, intoxicating, hard, stiff; formal spirituous
Ant:
soft, nonalcoholic

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