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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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Words that Rhyme with Pectoral Muscle

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  • tussle
  • rustle
  • russell
  • russel
  • nussle
  • mussell
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  • hustle
  • fussell
  • bustle
  • bussell

Example sentences of the word pectoral-muscle


1. Noun Phrase
Moving your arm away from your chest stretches your pectoral muscles.

2. Noun Phrase
Perform three or four 12-repetition sets of this exercise twice weekly to build your pectoral muscles.

3. Noun Phrase
All of these exercises strengthen your pectoral muscles across your chest.

4. Noun Phrase
Do 20 repetitions of this exercise daily to keep your pectoral muscles loose and limber.

2. pectoral

noun. ['ˈpɛktɝəl'] either of two large muscles of the chest.

Synonyms

  • pectoralis minor
  • musculus pectoralis major
  • greater pectoral muscle
  • pecs
  • pectoral muscle
  • smaller pectoral muscle
  • skeletal muscle
  • musculus pectoralis minor
  • thorax
  • pectoralis major
  • chest
  • pectus
  • pectoralis
  • musculus pectoralis

Etymology

  • pectoralis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

3. pectoral

adjective. ['ˈpɛktɝəl'] of or relating to the chest or thorax.

Antonyms

  • flexor

Etymology

  • pectoralis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

4. pectoral

noun. ['ˈpɛktɝəl'] an adornment worn on the chest or breast.

Synonyms

  • adornment

Etymology

  • pectoralis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

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)
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