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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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2. muscle-bound

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

Antonyms

  • elastic

3. relaxant

adjective. tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension.

Antonyms

  • generic drug

4. relaxant

noun. a drug that relaxes and relieves tension.

Synonyms

  • muscle relaxant

Antonyms

  • synergist
  • antagonist

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] possessing muscular strength.

Synonyms

  • brawniness
  • heftiness
  • brawn
  • strength
  • muscularity

Antonyms

  • extensor
  • flexor
  • orderly
  • tender

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

10. muscle

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

Synonyms

  • pass
  • go across

Antonyms

  • destructibility
  • impermanence
  • incapability

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word muscle-relaxant


1. Noun Phrase
Soma is considered to be a muscle relaxant, but it does its work in the brain and spinal cord.

2. Noun Phrase
Speak to your doctor before taking magnesium as a muscle relaxant or in combination with any drug designed for that purpose.

3. Noun Phrase
Caffeine is also a muscle relaxant that is used medicinally to treat migraine headaches and asthma.

4. Noun Phrase
Caffeine is commonly used as a heart stimulant, blood vessel dilator and smooth muscle relaxant.

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