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Egypt’s Military Aims to Cement Muscular Role in Government
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1 とりなす, 取り持つ, （人に）（…を）嘆願する((with ...；for ...))
［ラテン語intercēdere（inter-間に＋cēdere行く＝間を通って調停する）. △EXCEED, PROCEED, SUCCEED］
intr.v., -ced·ed, -ced·ing, -cedes.
- To plead on another's behalf.
- To act as mediator in a dispute.
[Latin intercēdere, to intervene : inter-, inter- + cēdere, to go.]interceder in'ter·ced'er n.
- Of, relating to, or consisting of muscle: muscular contraction.
- Having well-developed muscles: a muscular build.
- Having or suggesting great forcefulness, especially at the expense of subtlety: muscular reasoning that does not bother with the finer points; muscular advocacy groups.
[From Latin mūsculus, muscle. See muscle.]muscularity mus'cu·lar'i·ty (-lăr'ĭ-tē) n.
muscularly mus'cu·lar·ly adv.
SYNONYMS muscular, athletic, brawny, burly, sinewy. These adjectives mean strong and powerfully built: a muscular build; an athletic swimmer; brawny arms; a burly stevedore; a lean and sinewy frame.
adjective (burlier, burliest)
- (Of a person) large and strong; heavily built.
More example sentences
- In the next-door compound, a burly man was whacking a skinny boy with a thick stick.
- She had been clamped by the time she got outside, and two burly men demanded £125 to have her car released.
- Blanche looked at him, a big burly man with an abdomen that was bulging over his belt which seemed much too tight for him.
OriginMiddle English (in the sense 'dignified, imposing'): probably from an unrecorded Old English word meaning 'stately, fit for the bower' (see bower1, -ly1).
Any of a German breed of dog having a stocky body, short black fur, and tan face markings.
[German, after Rottweil, a city of southern Germany.]