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 for Strong
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Strong \Strong\, a. [Compar. Stronger; superl. Strongest.]
     [AS. strang, strong; akin to D. & G. streng strict, rigorous,
     OHG. strengi strong, brave, harsh, Icel. strangr strong,
     severe, Dan. streng, Sw. str[aum]ng strict, severe. Cf.
     Strength, Stretch, String.]
     1. Having active physical power, or great physical power to
        act; having a power of exerting great bodily force;
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              That our oxen may be strong to labor. --Ps. cxliv.
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              Orses the strong to greater strength must yield.
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     2. Having passive physical power; having ability to bear or
        endure; firm; hale; sound; robust; as, a strong
        constitution; strong health.
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     3. Solid; tough; not easily broken or injured; able to
        withstand violence; able to sustain attacks; not easily
        subdued or taken; as, a strong beam; a strong rock; a
        strong fortress or town.
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     4. Having great military or naval force; powerful; as, a
        strong army or fleet; a nation strong at sea.
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     5. Having great wealth, means, or resources; as, a strong
        house, or company of merchants.
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     6. Reaching a certain degree or limit in respect to strength
        or numbers; as, an army ten thousand strong.
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     7. Moving with rapidity or force; violent; forcible;
        impetuous; as, a strong current of water or wind; the wind
        was strong from the northeast; a strong tide.
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     8. Adapted to make a deep or effectual impression on the mind
        or imagination; striking or superior of the kind;
        powerful; forcible; cogent; as, a strong argument; strong
        reasons; strong evidence; a strong example; strong
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     9. Ardent; eager; zealous; earnestly engaged; as, a strong
        partisan; a strong Whig or Tory.
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              Her mother, ever strong against that match. --Shak.
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     10. Having virtues of great efficacy; or, having a particular
         quality in a great degree; as, a strong powder or
         tincture; a strong decoction; strong tea or coffee.
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     11. Full of spirit; containing a large proportion of alcohol;
         intoxicating; as, strong liquors.
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     12. Affecting any sense powerfully; as, strong light, colors,
         etc.; a strong flavor of onions; a strong scent.
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     13. Solid; nourishing; as, strong meat. --Heb. v. 12.
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     14. Well established; firm; not easily overthrown or altered;
         as, a strong custom; a strong belief.
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     15. Violent; vehement; earnest; ardent.
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               He had offered up prayers and supplications with
               strong crying and tears.             --Heb. v. 7.
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     16. Having great force, vigor, power, or the like, as the
         mind, intellect, or any faculty; as, a man of a strong
         mind, memory, judgment, or imagination.
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               I was stronger in prophecy than in criticism.
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     17. Vigorous; effective; forcible; powerful.
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               Like her sweet voice is thy harmonious song,
               As high, as sweet, as easy, and as strong. --E.
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     18. (Stock Exchange) Tending to higher prices; rising; as, a
         strong market.
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     19. (Gram.)
         (a) Pertaining to, or designating, a verb which forms its
             preterit (imperfect) by a variation in the root
             vowel, and the past participle (usually) by the
             addition of -en (with or without a change of the root
             vowel); as in the verbs strive, strove, striven;
             break, broke, broken; drink, drank, drunk. Opposed to
             weak, or regular. See Weak.
         (b) Applied to forms in Anglo-Saxon, etc., which retain
             the old declensional endings. In the Teutonic
             languages the vowel stems have held the original
             endings most firmly, and are called strong; the stems
             in -n are called weak other constant stems conform,
             or are irregular. --F. A. March.
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     Strong conjugation (Gram.), the conjugation of a strong
        verb; -- called also old conjugation, or irregular
        conjugation, and distinguished from the weak
        conjugation or regular conjugation.
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     Note: Strong is often used in the formation of
           self-explaining compounds; as, strong-backed,
           strong-based, strong-bodied, strong-colored,
           strong-fisted, strong-handed, strong-ribbed,
           strong-smelling, strong-voiced, etc.
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     Syn: Vigorous; powerful; stout; solid; firm; hardy; muscular;
          forcible; cogent; valid. See Robust.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having strength or power greater than average or
             expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a
             strong man" [ant: weak]
      2: not faint or feeble; "a strong odor of burning rubber"
      3: having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground
         soldier with increasingly potent weapons" [syn: potent,
      4: having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent
         toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff
         drink" [syn: potent, strong, stiff] [ant: impotent]
      5: immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with; "an
         impregnable fortress"; "fortifications that made the frontier
         inviolable"; "a secure telephone connection" [syn:
         impregnable, inviolable, secure, strong,
         unassailable, unattackable]
      6: of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid
         foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings" [syn:
         solid, strong, substantial]
      7: of verbs not having standard (or regular) inflection; "`sing'
         is a strong verb"
      8: being distilled rather than fermented; having a high
         alcoholic content; "hard liquor" [syn: hard, strong]
      9: freshly made or left; "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"
         [syn: strong, warm]
      10: strong and sure; "a firm grasp"; "gave a strong pull on the
          rope" [syn: firm, strong]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  476 Moby Thesaurus words for "strong":
     Draconian, able, able-bodied, accented, acid, acrid, active, acute,
     adamantine, affluent, aggressive, aggressively, alcoholic,
     alveolar, animated, antagonistically, apical, apico-alveolar,
     apico-dental, ardent, armipotent, aromatic, articulated, assertive,
     assiduous, assimilated, athletic, authoritative, back, bad,
     bad-smelling, balanced, barytone, basic, beefy, bilabial, biting,
     blinding, blown, bold, bouncing, brawny, bright, brilliant, brisk,
     broad, bulky, burly, cacuminal, capable, cartilaginous, central,
     cerebral, charismatic, charming, checked, chewy, clear, clear-cut,
     close, cogent, cohesive, combative, compelling, competent,
     comprehensive, concentrated, conclusive, consequential,
     considerable, consonant, consonantal, continuant, convincing,
     coriaceous, corrosive, craggy, cutting, dazzling, dedicated, deep,
     deep-felt, deep-rooted, defensive, definite, dense, dental,
     determined, difficult, diligent, dissimilated, distinct,
     doctrinaire, dogmatic, dorsal, doughty, drastic, driving, durable,
     dynamic, eager, earnest, effective, effectual, efficacious,
     efficient, emotional, emphatic, enchanting, enduring, energetic,
     engraved, enterprising, enthusiastic, estimable, etched,
     exhaustive, experienced, extreme, fast, fecal, fervent, fervid,
     fetid, fibrous, firm, flat, flourishing, flush, forceful, forcible,
     forcy, formidable, foul, fragrant, front, frowsty, frowy, frowzy,
     full, full of pep, full-blooded, full-bodied, full-strength,
     fulsome, funky, fusty, gamy, garish, glaring, glide, glossal,
     glottal, go-go, good, grand, graphic, grave, graveolent, great,
     gristly, gutsy, guttural, gutty, hale, hale and hearty, hard,
     hard as nails, hard-nosed, hard-working, hardy, harsh, heady,
     hearty, heavy, hefty, heroic, high, high-handed, high-potency,
     high-powered, high-pressure, high-tasted, high-tension, hot, husky,
     ill-smelling, imperative, impetuous, important, impressed,
     impressive, imprinted, in force, in power, incisive, indefatigable,
     influential, intense, intensified, intonated, iron-hard,
     irrefutable, irresistible, keen, kinetic, knowledgeable, labial,
     labiodental, labiovelar, large, lasting, lateral, lax, leatherlike,
     leathery, light, likely, lingual, liquid, lively, living, low,
     lusty, magnetic, main, malodorous, marked, massive, maximum,
     mephitic, mettlesome, miasmal, miasmic, mid, mighty,
     mighty in battle, mildewed, mildewy, moldy, momentous,
     monophthongal, mordant, muscular, musty, muted, narrow, nasal,
     nasalized, nervous, nervy, nidorous, noisome, numerous, obstinate,
     occlusive, odoriferous, odorous, off, offensive, offensively, olid,
     open, operative, opinionated, overbearingly, overenthusiastically,
     oxytone, palatal, palatalized, passionate, penetrating, peppy,
     persistent, personable, persuasive, pharyngeal, pharyngealized,
     phonemic, phonetic, phonic, piercing, piquant, pitch, pitched,
     plenary, poignant, posttonic, potent, powerful, prepotent,
     prestigious, profound, pronounced, prosperous, puissant, punchy,
     pungent, pushy, putrescent, putrid, qualified, rabid, rancid, rank,
     reasonable, reasty, reasy, recalcitrant, red-blooded, redoubtable,
     reechy, reeking, reeky, regular, reinforced, repulsive, reputable,
     resistant, resolute, retroflex, rich, rigorous, robust, robustious,
     robustuous, ropy, rotten, rough, rounded, rude, rugged, ruling,
     secure, sedulous, self-willed, semivowel, sensational, serious,
     severe, sharp, sinewed, sinewy, sizeable, skilled, slashing,
     smacking, smellful, smelling, smelly, snappy, soft, solid, solvent,
     sonant, sound, sour, soured, spanking, spicy, spirited, spirituous,
     stable, stale, stalwart, stark, staunch, steadfast, steady, steely,
     stenchy, stiff, stinking, stopped, stout, straight, strapping,
     strenuous, stressed, striking, stringent, stringy,
     strong as brandy, strong as strong, strong-flavored, strong-minded,
     strong-scented, strong-smelling, strong-tasting, strong-willed,
     stubborn, stuffy, sturdy, suasive, substantial, suffocating,
     sulfurous, surd, syllabic, tainted, take-charge, take-over,
     talented, telling, tenacious, tense, the same, thick, thriving,
     throaty, tireless, tonal, tonic, total, tough, tough as leather,
     trained, trenchant, truculently, true-blue, turned, twangy,
     two-handed, unaccented, uncompromising, undiluted, unfailing,
     unflagging, unmistakable, unmixed, unmoving, unrounded, unstressed,
     unswerving, untiring, unvarying, unwavering, unyielding, urgent,
     valid, vehement, velar, vibrant, vigorous, vile, vinous, viscid,
     vital, vivacious, vivid, vocalic, vocoid, voiced, voiceless, vowel,
     vowellike, weak, weather-beaten, weighty, well-built,
     well-constructed, well-established, well-founded, well-grounded,
     well-made, well-versed, wide, wieldy, winning, winy, wiry,
     with a kick, zealous, zestful, zesty, zippy

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Strong, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas
     Population (2000):    651
     Housing Units (2000): 285
     Land area (2000):     1.119860 sq. miles (2.900424 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.119860 sq. miles (2.900424 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            67370
     Located within:       Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
     Location:             33.109856 N, 92.358353 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     71765
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Strong, AR

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