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  • adv. In a strapping way; robustly.


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  • Goodrich called "The Man-Crush Primary," ruminating on the images of so-called strappingly presidential candidates like Mitt Romney and Fred Thompson versus the more effeminate pretty-boy characterization of John Edwards and, to a lesser extent, Barack Obama, by the media."

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  • Joe Dolce, Star's strappingly hot fashonista editor, asks her what the hell happened.

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  • When I'm in most parts of Europe, I feel my best, physically, emotionally, cash-strappingly.

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  • As if to belie the delicacy of her coloring she was strappingly built.

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  • As for the "bass," Sting fluidly and strappingly played a pair of Fender Precision models.

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  • It's wickedly tart, in accordance with Hemingway's edict that his cocktails be free of added sweeteners, served ice cold (he liked his shaken with crushed, rather than cubed ice, and served on the rocks) and strappingly strong.


  • So if fate is kind enough to let me age as gracefully and strappingly as Sir Terry, then hitting my twilight years might not be such a bad thing.


  • The strappingly tall actor earnestly confided, "I find that you may know a girl for more than


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