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Muscular vs. Puny

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Muscularadjective

Of, relating to, or connected with muscles.

Punyadjective

Of inferior size, strength or significance; small, weak, ineffective.

‘You puny earthlings are no match for Ming the Merciless!’;

Muscularadjective

Brawny, thewy, having strength.

Punynoun

A new pupil at a school etc.; a junior student.

Muscularadjective

Having large, well-developed muscles.

Punynoun

(obsolete) A younger person.

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Muscularadjective

(figurative) Strong, robust.

Punynoun

(obsolete) A beginner, a novice.

Muscularadjective

Of or pertaining to a muscle, or to a system of muscles; consisting of, or constituting, a muscle or muscles; as, muscular fiber.

‘Great muscular strength, accompanied by much awkwardness.’;

Punynoun

(archaic) An inferior person; a subordinate.

Muscularadjective

Performed by, or dependent on, a muscle or the muscles.

Punyadjective

Imperfectly developed in size or vigor; small and feeble; inferior; petty.

‘A puny subject strikes at thy great glory.’; ‘Breezes laugh to scorn our puny speed.’;

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Muscularadjective

Well furnished with muscles; having well-developed muscles; brawny; hence, strong; powerful; vigorous; as, a muscular body or arm.

Punynoun

A youth; a novice.

Muscularadjective

of or relating to or consisting of muscle;

‘muscular contraction’;

Punyadjective

inferior in strength or significance;

‘a puny physique’; ‘puny excuses’;

Muscularadjective

having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer

Punyadjective

(used especially of persons) of inferior size

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Muscularadjective

having or suggesting great physical power or force;

‘the muscular and passionate Fifth Symphony’;

Muscularadjective

(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful;

‘a hefty athlete’; ‘a muscular boxer’; ‘powerful arms’;

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