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1. muscle-builder

noun. someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature.

Synonyms

  • mortal
  • someone
  • soul
  • bodybuilder
  • muscle builder
  • muscleman
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

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Rhymes with Intercostal Muscle

  • trussell
  • brussel
  • tussle
  • rustle
  • russell
  • russel
  • nussle
  • mussell
  • mussel
  • hustle
  • fussell
  • bustle
  • bussell

Sentences with intercostal-muscle


1. Noun Phrase
The intercostal muscles are a group of muscles that run along the ribs and aid in breathing.

2. Noun Phrase
The intercostal muscles are located between the ribs and can be tender to touch if they are involved.

3. Noun Phrase
Doing them would be extremely painful with a pulled intercostal muscle.

4. Noun Phrase
Strain of the intercostal muscles can occur if a muscle is worked beyond its ability.

2. muscle-bound

adjective. having stiff muscles as the result of excessive exercise.

Antonyms

  • elastic

3. intercostal

noun. muscles between the ribs; they contract during inspiration.

Synonyms

  • skeletal muscle
  • musculus intercostalis
  • intercostal muscle

Antonyms

  • flexor

4. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] one of the contractile organs of the body.

Synonyms

  • smooth muscle
  • sphincter muscle
  • muscle cell
  • musculus
  • anatomical sphincter
  • skeletal muscle
  • ocular muscle
  • involuntary muscle
  • muscle fibre
  • sphincter
  • striated muscle
  • contractile organ
  • levator
  • antagonistic muscle
  • contractor
  • supinator
  • rectus
  • tensor
  • pronator
  • muscle fiber

Antonyms

  • medulla
  • cortex
  • lightness
  • weak part

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

5. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells.

Synonyms

  • striated muscle tissue
  • muscular tissue
  • heart muscle
  • smooth muscle
  • muscle system
  • cardiac muscle
  • muscular structure
  • animal tissue

Antonyms

  • easy
  • comfortable
  • nonviolent
  • good

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

6. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard.

Synonyms

  • yob
  • hooligan
  • tough
  • bully
  • ruffian
  • muscleman
  • roughneck
  • yobbo
  • yobo

Antonyms

  • unsoundness
  • vulnerability
  • rugged
  • liability

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

7. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way).

Synonyms

  • say-so
  • authority
  • potency
  • dominance
  • authorisation

Antonyms

  • delicate
  • inexperienced
  • weak
  • soft

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

8. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] possessing muscular strength.

Synonyms

  • brawniness
  • heftiness
  • brawn
  • strength
  • muscularity

Antonyms

  • extensor
  • flexor
  • orderly
  • tender

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

9. muscle

verb. ['ˈmʌsəl'] make one's way by force.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • go across

Antonyms

  • destructibility
  • impermanence
  • incapability

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)
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