adjective, brawn·i·er, brawn·i·est.
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Using a brawny seven-foot robotic arm, Perseverance can extend and swivel the nearly 100-pound instrumentation hub to park its discerning eyes just inches away from rocks of interest.Was there ever life on Mars? Perseverance’s SHERLOC laser sniffs for microscopic clues|Charlie Wood|March 11, 2021|Popular Science
Richness is the key here, as these are particularly brawny wines.
One case involved Jaden Ruiz, a brawny, brown-haired boy who lives with his parents, Ivan and Maria, in Avondale.People with Developmental Disabilities Were Promised Help. Instead, They Face Delays and Denials.|by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star, with data analysis by Alex Devoid, Arizona Daily Star|November 5, 2020|ProPublica
The brawny, righteous warrior Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie).Will Season 4 Make ‘Game of Thrones’ the Best Fantasy Show Ever?|Andrew Romano|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Persevering on hearsay, spun and shifted from every possible angle, the narrator next describes Golovan—a brawny man, with a limp.The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai Leskov|Benjamin Lytal|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Plus Neeson, with his towering height, brawny physique, and gravelly voice, sure as hell looks the part.The Wrath of Liam Neeson: The ‘Taken 2’ Star’s Action-Hero Transformation|Marlow Stern|October 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
These were the orthopedic surgeons to be, and they tended toward the brawny side, except for one glamorous blond in their midst.On Match Day, the Nation’s Medical Students Discover Their Residencies|Casey Schwartz|March 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Turns out, the trope of the brawny grandma was no false advertising.
Week in, week out, Jim Billings led that hard life, and he grew up brawny and sound in spite of all his troubles.The Chequers|James Runciman
He saw the bulky body of a man approaching middle age, yet full of rough, brawny substance and weather-tried endurance.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
A hundred brawny arms, accustomed to wield the broad axe, had lent their aid to rear the mighty pile and feed the ravening flame.The Wild Man of the West|R.M. Ballantyne
Moose-skin moccasins cased their feet, and their brawny, sunburned necks were bare.Hudson Bay|R.M. Ballantyne
The seaman gently took it and gave it a timid pressure, as if he feared to crush it in his brawny hand.The Middy and the Moors|R.M. Ballantyne