GRE Word List

SINEWY

(of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone

The meaning of the word sinewy is (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone.

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