colewort

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Definition: (noun) A hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head. Synonyms: borecole, kale. Usage: Although he thought his aunt's boiled colewort was disgusting, Harold politely ate the meal without complaint. Discuss

sinewy

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Definition: (adjective) (Of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful. Synonyms: brawny, hefty, muscular. Usage: She saw the sinewy form leap to the shoulder of the lion, hurtling against the leaping beast like a huge, animate battering ram. Discuss

self-seeking

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Definition: (noun) Taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others. Synonyms: opportunism, self-interest, expedience. Usage: He had one devoted friend at least, and he had conquered one soul in the world that was neither rudimentary nor tainted with self-seeking. Discuss