Part of speech:
Strong and healthy; robust:
Convincing; strongly appealing; compelling action, assent, or belief. Convincing; strongly appealing; compelling action, assent, or belief.
Acting directly to produce an effect:
Having enough power, skill, etc. to do something
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
Rough or crude; coarse:
Physically strong; vigorous; hardy
Superior in quality or character; noble:
Having or exercising influence.
Causing one to feel sure or to believe or agree; persuading as by evidence; cogent
Done or effected by force; involving the use of force
(Now Chiefly Literary) Powerful; strong
(Med.) Violent and rapid in its course; highly malignant
Inherent capacity for growth and development; potentiality.
Having a high concentration of the distinguishing ingredient
Of or capable of copulation; sexually potent
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