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adjective
  1. 1
    physically powerful and healthy

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  2. 6
    good at doing or understanding something

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      used about things that you are good at

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  3. 7
    firmly believed, or firmly felt

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  4. 9
    of a high degree or level

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    with a lot of power and influence

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  6. 12
    moving at a high speed

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    strong light or strong colors are very bright

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  8. 15
    clear and noticeable

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