voima englanniksi   brawn, potency, sinew, steam, might, muscle, industrial strength, force, faculty, momentum, power


*: The man was a bruiser, the sort whod learned his science in tavern brawls. Given his size and lack of agility, he relied on his brawn to win. In any wrestling match, Crowley would triumph easily.

*: The two men were husky, picked for their brawn by the little man who sauntered into the room.

*: The youth agreed to the scheme and used his brawn to begin moving pieces into place, starting by moving the planet Rann into the Thanagarian star system ...

*: The portion and sinew of her fortune, her marriage dowry.

*: The bodies of men, munition, and money, may justly be called the sinews of war.

: rfquotek|Shakespeare

*: Wretches, now stuck up for long tortures ... might, if properly treated, serve to sinew the state in time of danger.

: After three weeks in bed he was finally able to sit up under his own steam.

: Dad had to go outside to blow off some steam.

*: a steam of rich, distilled perfumes

: to steam wood or cloth

*: My brothers ghost hangs hovering there, / Oer his warm blood, that steams into the air.

*: The dissolved amber ... steamed away into the air.

: It really steams me to see her treat him like that.

: With all the heavy breathing going on the windows were quickly steamed in the car.

: We steamed around the Mediterranean.

*: The vessel steamed out of port.

: If he heard of anyone picking the fruit he would steam off and lecture them.

: rfquotek|Spenser

*: "Since every nation considers itself right, peace lies in balancing the military mights of the possible rivals."

: He pushed with all his might, but still it would not move.

: ux|en|I might go to the party, but I havent decided yet.

*: The characterism of an honest man: He looks not to what he might do, but what he should.

*: “A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron;nb.... ¶ Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland, invariably affable, and from time to time squinting sideways, as usual, in the ever-renewed expectation that he might catch a glimpse of his stiff, retroussé moustache.

: ux|en|He asked me if he might go to the party, but I havent decided yet.

: ux|en|I thought that I might go the next day.

: Muscle consists largely of actin and myosin filaments.

*: His brow and hair and the palms of his hands were wet, and there was a kind of nervous contraction of his muscles. They seemed to ripple and string tense.

*: You, Boxer, the very day that those great muscles of yours lose their power, Jones will sell you to the knacker ...

*: The fact that I was middle-aged, bald, married, and raising girls instead of chasing them didnt really bother me. Muscles are cool at any age.

*: The lesson to be drawn from the events of 1914, to Roosevelts mind, was that civilization needed muscle to defend it, not just solemn words.

*: It was going to take muscle to pluck Miss Agnes out of the canal.

*: It was easy enough to dodge him, let him crash into the floorboards. Peltroc knew that his priority was the leader, not the hired muscle.

: He muscled his way through the crowd.

*: Hensel and Wilson hit a series of leg shots simultaneously as Christian muscles between them with Quinn right on his heels.

: The office was now large enough to need an industrial strength vacuum cleaner.

: Thats one industrial strength cockroach! Ill need the industrial strength bug spray.

: It was many decades before the war-ravaged country regained its industrial strength.

: ux|en|It requires great strength to lift heavy objects.

*: Our castles strength will laugh a siege to scorn.

: ux|en|He had the strength of ten men.

*: Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace: the first apt to give stiffness, the other suppleness: one gives substance and form to the statue, the other polishes it.

*: God is our refuge and strength.

*: Certainly there is not a greater strength against temptation.

: ux|en|We all have our own strengths and weaknesses.

: rfquotek|Shakespeare

*: Lo! thou hast tau?t ful many men, and thou hast strengthid hondis maad feynt.

: rfquotek|Chaucer

: ux|en|the force of an appeal, an argument, or a contract

*: He was, in the full force of the words, a good man.

*: which now they hold by force, and not by right

: ux|en|police force

*: Is Lucius general of the forces?

*: "A fine man, that Dunwody, yonder," commented the young captain, as they parted, and as he turned to his prisoner. "Well see him on in Washington some day. He is strengthening his forces now against Mr. Benton out there.nb...."

: ux|en|show of force

: ux|en|The law will come into force in January.

*: For yf ye were suche fyfty as ye be / ye were not able to make resystence ageynst this deuyl / here lyeth a duchesse deede the whiche was the fayrest of alle the world wyf to syre Howel / duc of Bretayne / he hath murthred her in forcynge her / and has slytte her vnto the nauyl

*: a young woman not farre from mee had headlong cast her selfe out of a high window, with intent to kill herselfe, only to avoid the ravishment of a rascally-base souldier that lay in her house, who offered to force hernb....

*: And I pray you for my sake to force yourselff there, that men may speke you worshyp.

*: Captain Edward Carlisle...felt a curious sensation of helplessness seize upon him as he met her steady gaze,nb...; he could not tell what this prisoner might do. He cursed the fate which had assigned such a duty, cursed especially that fate which forced a gallant soldier to meet so superb a woman as this under handicap so hard.

*: Housebuilders had warned that the higher costs involved would have forced them to build fewer homes and priced many homebuyers out of the market.

*: Shall wee force the general law of nature, which in all living creatures under heaven is seene to tremble at paine?

*: It stuck so fast, so deeply buried lay / That scarce the victor forced the steel away.

*: to force the tyrant from his seat by war

*: Ethelbert ordered that none should be forced into religion.

*: In a groundbreaking move, the Pentagon is compensating servicemen seriously hurt when an American tank convoy forced them off the road.

: ux|en|The comedians jokes werent funny, but I forced a laugh now and then.

*: The second problem is the economy, the shocking state of which has forced the decision to apply to the EU.

: ux|en|To force a lock.

: ux|en|Jones forced the runner at second by stepping on the bag.

*: What can the church force more?

: rfquotek|Shakespeare

*: For me, I force not argument a straw.

*: to see the falls or force of the river Kent

*: Wit larded with malice, and malice forced with wit.

*: I have used the notion of games so far as if it were familiar to most people. I think this is justified as everyone knows how to play some games. Accordingly, games serve admirably as models for the clarification of other, less well-understood, social-psychological phenomena. Yet the ability to follow rules, play games, and construct new games is a faculty not equally shared by all persons. [...]

: He lived until he reached the age of 90 with most of his faculties intact.

*: The travellers swarm forth from the cars. All are full of the momentum which they have caught from their mode of conveyance.

*: Their intention to become husband and wife, at first halting and timorous, had accumulated momentum with the lapse of hours, till it now bore down every obstacle in its course.

*: An incident which happened about this time will set the characters of these two lads more fairly before the discerning reader than is in the power of the longest dissertation.

*: Thwackum, on the contrary, maintained that the human mind, since the fall, was nothing but a sink of iniquity, till purified and redeemed by grace....The favourite phrase of the former, was the natural beauty of virtue; that of the latter, was the divine power of grace.

*: Past and future obviously have no reality of their own. Just as the moon has no light of its own, but can only reflect the light of the sun, so are past and future only pale reflections of the light, power, and reality of the eternal present.

*: The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. Not wealth or luxury or long life or happiness: only power, pure power. [...] We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power.

*: In the face of expanding federal power, California in particular struggled to maintain control over its Chinese population.

: ux|en|He needed a lot of power to hit the ball out of the stadium.

: ux|en|After the pylons collapsed, this town was without power for a few days.

: ux|en|We need a microscope with higher power.

: This CD player is powered by batteries.

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