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Physical strength

strength

noun

the physical energy that someone has to lift or move things

force

noun

physical strength, or violence

energy

noun

a supply of physical power that you have for doing things that need physical effort

endurance

noun

the ability to continue doing something physically difficult or continue dealing with an unpleasant situation for a long time

muscle

noun

physical strength

fitness

noun

the state of being physically healthy and strong

athleticism

noun

physical strength and the ability to do sports and physical exercises well

brawn

noun

physical strength, especially when compared with mental skill and intelligence

resistance

noun

the ability not to be affected or harmed by something, especially a disease or a drug

virility

noun

the strength and power that are considered typical qualities of a man, especially sexual energy

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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