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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sin·ewy /ˈsɪnjəwi ||ˈsɪnə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sin·ew·y a.
 1. Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, a sinew or sinews.
    The sinewy thread my brain lets fall.   --Donne.
 2. Well braced with, or as if with, sinews; nervous; vigorous; strong; firm; tough; as, the sinewy Ajax.
    A man whose words . . . were so close and sinewy.   --Hare.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
             [syn: fibrous, stringy, unchewable]
      2: consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon [syn: tendinous]
      3: (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight;
         rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular
         boxer"; "powerful arms" [syn: brawny, hefty, muscular,