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sturdy
Definition:
Possessing rugged health and strength; hardy.

Synonyms:

adjective
able-bodied
hale, staunch, heartiest.
all
sturdy, tough.
burly
hulky, beefcake, well-built, gorillalike.
courageous
venturesome.
energetic
forcible, red-blooded, strenuous, ball of fire, demoniac, kinetic, highpowered.
healthy
full of life, healthy, rosy-cheeked, safe and sound, bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, in fine feather, in the pink.
hefty
ponderous.
powerful
all-powerful, pre-eminent, in control, in the saddle.
solid
massed, rocker, brick wall.
solid, durable
athletic, bulky, determined, firm, flourishing, hardy, hearty, hefty, hulking, husky, lusty, muscular, powerful, powerhouse, resolute, robust, rugged, secure, sound, stalwart, staunch, steadfast, stiff, stout, stouthearted, strapping, strong, strong-arm, substantial, tenacious, tough, unyielding, vigorous, well-made, well-built, built to last.
sound
unhurt, uninjured, Undecayed, alive and kicking, right as rain, up to snuff, well-constructed, wrapped tight.
stable
stabile, well-founded, set in stone, solid as a rock, brick-wall, solid as rock, staying put.
strong
brawny, energetic, formidable, hefty, husky, mettlesome, mighty, muscular, potent, powerful, robust, sinewy, stable, stout, strong, tough, vigorous, virile, vital, firm, heavy-duty, hard as nails.
substantial
actual, appreciable, bodily, considerable, firm, goodly, immanent, important, material, meaningful, palpable, physical, real, significant, solid, substantial, substantive, tangible, united, big-deal, extra ordinary.
tenacious
retentive, unforgetful.
tight
close-fitting, skintight.
venturesome
overbold.
vigorous
strong as an ox, take-charge, take-over, take charge, take over, hard-driving.
well-made
well-made.
noun
firm
resolute, unyielding.
sturdy
hardy, robust, rugged, stalwart, stout, tough.
Examples of usage:
  1. And Throckmorton thought he had never seen her look so handsome as when she ran out of the room, carrying the child, who was a sturdy fellow, in her slender arms, her face deeply flushed. – Throckmorton by Molly Elliot Seawell
  2. Una will make you all welcome on her sturdy ship. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  3. What have boys, or sturdy young men, or sturdy old ones for that matter, to do with fashion? – Healthful Sports for Boys by Alfred Rochefort
  4. One was a magnificent bay, up to any weight; the other a sturdy brown. – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
  5. Giovanni hailed a sturdy- looking fellow who was breaking stones by the roadside. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford

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