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strong waters

  

      pl n   an archaic name for alcoholic drink  
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strong  
      adj   , stronger   , strongest  
1    involving or possessing physical or mental strength  
2    solid or robust in construction; not easily broken or injured  
3    having a resolute will or morally firm and incorruptible character  
4    intense in quality; not faint or feeble  
a strong voice, a strong smell     
5    easily defensible; incontestable or formidable  
6    concentrated; not weak or diluted  
7   
a    postpositive   containing or having a specified number  
a navy 40000 strong     
b    (in combination)  
a 40000-strong navy     
8    having an unpleasantly powerful taste or smell  
9    having an extreme or drastic effect  
strong discipline     
10    emphatic or immoderate  
strong language     
11    convincing, effective, or cogent  
12    (of a colour) having a high degree of saturation or purity; being less saturated than a vivid colour but more so than a moderate colour; produced by a concentrated quantity of colouring agent  
13      (Grammar)  
a    denoting or belonging to a class of verbs, in certain languages including the Germanic languages, whose conjugation shows vowel gradation, as sing, sang, sung  
b    belonging to any part-of-speech class, in any of various languages, whose inflections follow the less regular of two possible patterns  
   Compare       weak       10  
14    (of a wind, current, etc.) moving fast  
15    (of a syllable) accented or stressed  
16    (of an industry, market, currency, securities, etc.) firm in price or characterized by firm or increasing prices  
17    (of certain acids and bases) producing high concentrations of hydrogen or hydroxide ions in aqueous solution  
18      (Irish)   prosperous; well-to-do (esp. in the phrase a strong farmer)  
19    have a strong stomach   not to be prone to nausea  
      adv  
20    Informal   in a strong way; effectively  
going strong     
21    come on strong   to make a forceful or exaggerated impression  
     (Old English strang; related to Old Norse strangr, Middle High German strange, Lettish strans courageous)  
  strongish      adj  
  strongly      adv  
  strongness      n  


strong-arm   Informal  
      n  
1    modifier   relating to or involving physical force or violence  
strong-arm tactics     
      vb  
2    tr   to show violence towards  
strong breeze  
      n     (Meteorol)   a considerable wind of force six on the Beaufort scale, reaching speeds of 25--31 mph  
strong drink  
      n   alcoholic drink  
strong-eye dog  
      n     (N.Z.)   a dog trained to control sheep by its gaze  
strong gale  
      n     (Meteorol)   a strong wind of force nine on the Beaufort scale, reaching speeds of 47--54 mph: capable of causing minor structural damage to buildings  
strong interaction   , force  
      n     (Physics)   an interaction between elementary particles responsible for the forces between nucleons in the nucleus. It operates at distances less than about 10--15 metres, and is about a hundred times more powerful than the electromagnetic interaction,   (Also called)    strong nuclear interaction, force      See       interaction       2  
strong meat  
      n   anything arousing fear, anger, repulsion, etc., except among a tolerant or receptive minority  
some scenes in the film were strong meat     
strong-minded  
      adj   having strength of mind; firm, resolute, and determined  
  strong-mindedly      adv  
  strongmindedness      n  
strong point  
      n   something at which one excels; forte  
tactfulness was never his strong point     
strong waters  
      pl n   an archaic name for alcoholic drink  
strong-willed  
      adj   having strength of will  

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strong

  
1    athletic, beefy     (informal)   brawny, burly, capable, fighting fit, fit, fit as a fiddle, hale, hardy, healthy, Herculean, lusty, muscular, powerful, robust, sinewy, sound, stalwart, stout, strapping, sturdy, tough, virile  
2    aggressive, brave, courageous, determined, feisty     (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   firm in spirit, forceful, hard as nails, hard-nosed     (informal)   high-powered, plucky, resilient, resolute, resourceful, self-assertive, steadfast, stouthearted, tenacious, tough, unyielding  
3    acute, dedicated, deep, deep-rooted, eager, fervent, fervid, fierce, firm, intense, keen, severe, staunch, vehement, violent, zealous  
4    clear, clear-cut, cogent, compelling, convincing, distinct, effective, formidable, great, marked, overpowering, persuasive, potent, redoubtable, sound, telling, trenchant, unmistakable, urgent, weighty, well-established, well-founded  
5    Draconian, drastic, extreme, forceful, severe  
6    durable, hard-wearing, heavy-duty, on a firm foundation, reinforced, sturdy, substantial, well-armed, well-built, well-protected  
7    bold, bright, brilliant, dazzling, glaring, loud, stark  
8    biting, concentrated, heady, highly-flavoured, highly-seasoned, hot, intoxicating, piquant, pungent, pure, sharp, spicy, undiluted  
  
Antonyms     
  
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6    characterless, delicate, faint-hearted, feeble, frail, ineffectual, lacking drive, namby-pamby, puny, slight, spineless, timid, unassertive, uncommitted, unimpassioned, weak  
7    dull, insipid, pale, pastel, washed-out  
8    bland, mild, tasteless, vapid, weak  


strong-arm  
      adj   aggressive, bullying, coercive, forceful, high-pressure, terror, terrorizing, threatening, thuggish, violent  
strong-minded     
determined, firm, independent, iron-willed, resolute, strong-willed, unbending, uncompromising  
strong point     
advantage, asset, forte, long suit     (informal)   métier, speciality, strength, strong suit  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

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n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
blend of "brother" and "romance" used to describe a strong friendship between two males.
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
n.
A pipe that carries water and pollutants after being used in houses and businesses.
n.
a leaky tap that tends to spray water over ones trousers whenever used.
n.
a water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
n.
purple dye sprayed by a police water cannon to mark the demonstrators for arrest. The purple substance was dubbed 'purple rain' by the press after an anti-apartheid protest held in Cape Town on September 2, 1989.
n.
series of concentric, expanding circles caused by ripples in water from a central point
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
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