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Forcefully vs. Strong

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Forcefullyadverb

With either physical of coercive force; in a forceful manner; vigorously; powerfully.

Strongadjective

Capable of producing great physical force.

‘a big strong man; Jake was tall and strong’;

Forcefullyadverb

with full force;

‘we are seeing this film too late to feel its original impact forcefully’;

Strongadjective

Capable of withstanding great physical force.

‘a strong foundation; good strong shoes’;

Strongadjective

(of water, wind, etc.) Having a lot of power.

‘The man was nearly drowned after a strong undercurrent swept him out to sea.’;

Strongadjective

Determined; unyielding.

‘He is strong in the face of adversity.’;

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Strongadjective

Highly stimulating to the senses.

‘a strong light; a strong taste’;

Strongadjective

Having an offensive or intense odor or flavor.

‘a strong smell’;

Strongadjective

Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient.

‘a strong cup of coffee; a strong medicine’;

Strongadjective

(specifically) Having a high alcoholic content.

‘a strong drink’; ‘She gets up, and pours herself a strong one. - Eagles, Lying Eyes’;

Strongadjective

(grammar) Inflecting in a different manner than the one called weak, such as Germanic verbs which change vowels.

‘a strong verb’;

Strongadjective

(chemistry) That completely ionizes into anions and cations in a solution.

‘a strong acid;’; ‘a strong base’;

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Strongadjective

(military) Not easily subdued or taken.

‘a strong position’;

Strongadjective

Impressive, good.

‘You're working with troubled youth in your off time? That’s strong!’;

Strongadjective

Having a specified number of people or units.

‘The enemy's army force was five thousand strong.’;

Strongadjective

(of a disease or symptom) severe very bad or intense

Strongadjective

Having a wide range of logical consequences; widely applicable. (Often contrasted with a weak statement which it implies.)

Strongadjective

(of an argument) Convincing.

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Strongadverb

In a strong manner.

Strongadjective

Having active physical power, or great physical power to act; having a power of exerting great bodily force; vigorous.

‘That our oxen may be strong to labor.’; ‘Orses the strong to greater strength must yield.’;

Strongadjective

Having passive physical power; having ability to bear or endure; firm; hale; sound; robust; as, a strong constitution; strong health.

Strongadjective

Solid; tough; not easily broken or injured; able to withstand violence; able to sustain attacks; not easily subdued or taken; as, a strong beam; a strong rock; a strong fortress or town.

Strongadjective

Having great military or naval force; powerful; as, a strong army or fleet; a nation strong at sea.

Strongadjective

Having great wealth, means, or resources; as, a strong house, or company of merchants.

Strongadjective

Reaching a certain degree or limit in respect to strength or numbers; as, an army ten thousand strong.

Strongadjective

Moving with rapidity or force; violent; forcible; impetuous; as, a strong current of water or wind; the wind was strong from the northeast; a strong tide.

Strongadjective

Adapted to make a deep or effectual impression on the mind or imagination; striking or superior of the kind; powerful; forcible; cogent; as, a strong argument; strong reasons; strong evidence; a strong example; strong language.

Strongadjective

Ardent; eager; zealous; earnestly engaged; as, a strong partisan; a strong Whig or Tory.

‘Her mother, ever strong against that match.’;

Strongadjective

Having virtues of great efficacy; or, having a particular quality in a great degree; as, a strong powder or tincture; a strong decoction; strong tea or coffee.

Strongadjective

Full of spirit; containing a large proportion of alcohol; intoxicating; as, strong liquors.

Strongadjective

Affecting any sense powerfully; as, strong light, colors, etc.; a strong flavor of onions; a strong scent.

Strongadjective

Solid; nourishing; as, strong meat.

Strongadjective

Well established; firm; not easily overthrown or altered; as, a strong custom; a strong belief.

Strongadjective

Violent; vehement; earnest; ardent.

‘He had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears.’;

Strongadjective

Having great force, vigor, power, or the like, as the mind, intellect, or any faculty; as, a man of a strong mind, memory, judgment, or imagination.

‘I was stronger in prophecy than in criticism.’;

Strongadjective

Vigorous; effective; forcible; powerful.

‘Like her sweet voice is thy harmonious song,As high, as sweet, as easy, and as strong.’;

Strongadjective

Tending to higher prices; rising; as, a strong market.

Strongadjective

Pertaining to, or designating, a verb which forms its preterit (imperfect) by a variation in the root vowel, and the past participle (usually) by the addition of -en (with or without a change of the root vowel); as in the verbs strive, strove, striven; break, broke, broken; drink, drank, drunk. Opposed to weak, or regular. See Weak.

Strongadjective

having strength or power greater than average or expected;

‘a strong radio signal’; ‘strong medicine’; ‘a strong man’;

Strongadjective

used of syllables or musical beats

Strongadjective

not faint or feeble;

‘a strong odor of burning rubber’;

Strongadjective

having or wielding force or authority;

‘providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons’;

Strongadjective

having a strong physiological or chemical effect;

‘a potent toxin’; ‘potent liquor’; ‘a potent cup of tea’;

Strongadjective

able to withstand attack;

‘an impregnable fortress’; ‘fortifications that made the frontier inviolable’;

Strongadjective

of good quality and condition; solidly built;

‘a solid foundation’; ‘several substantial timber buildings’;

Strongadjective

of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection;

‘`sing' is a strong verb’;

Strongadjective

having a high alcoholic content;

‘hard liquor’;

Strongadjective

freshly made or left;

‘a warm trail’; ‘the scent is warm’;

Strongadjective

strong and sure;

‘a firm grasp’; ‘gave a strong pull on the rope’;

Strongadjective

having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks

‘she cut through the water with her strong arms’;

Strongadjective

able to perform a specified action well and powerfully

‘he was not a strong swimmer’;

Strongadjective

exerting great force

‘a strong current’;

Strongadjective

powerful and difficult to resist or defeat

‘the competition was too strong’; ‘a strong leader’; ‘the company was in a strong position to negotiate a deal’;

Strongadjective

(of an argument or case) likely to succeed because of sound reasoning or convincing evidence

‘there is a strong argument for decentralization’;

Strongadjective

powerfully affecting the mind, senses, or emotions

‘his imagery made a strong impression on the critics’;

Strongadjective

(of language or actions) forceful and extreme, especially excessively or unacceptably so

‘the government were urged to take strong measures against the perpetrators of violence’; ‘a play full of strong language’;

Strongadjective

able to withstand force, pressure, or wear

‘cotton is strong, hard-wearing, and easy to handle’;

Strongadjective

not easily affected by disease or hardship

‘despite his strong constitution, constant worry and exposure to the elements had worn him down’;

Strongadjective

not easily disturbed, upset, or affected

‘driving on these motorways requires strong nerves’; ‘only a strong will enabled him to survive’;

Strongadjective

firmly held or established

‘they had established a strong and trusting relationship’; ‘he was a man of strong, though unconventional, religious beliefs’;

Strongadjective

(of a market) having steadily high or rising prices.

Strongadjective

very intense

‘a strong smell’;

Strongadjective

(of something seen or heard) not soft or muted; clear or prominent

‘she should wear strong colours’;

Strongadjective

(of food or its flavour) distinctive and pungent

‘strong cheese’;

Strongadjective

(of a solution or drink) containing a large proportion of a particular substance; concentrated

‘a cup of strong coffee’; ‘strong lager’;

Strongadjective

(of an acid or base) fully ionized into cations and anions in solution; having (respectively) a very low or a very high pH.

Strongadjective

used after a number to indicate the size of a group

‘a hostile crowd several thousands strong’;

Strongadjective

denoting a class of verbs in Germanic languages that form the past tense and past participle by a change of vowel within the stem rather than by addition of a suffix (e.g. swim, swam, swum).

Strongadjective

relating to or denoting the strongest of the known kinds of force between particles, which acts between nucleons and other hadrons when closer than about 10⁻¹³ cm (so binding protons in a nucleus despite the repulsion due to their charge), and which conserves strangeness, parity, and isospin.

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