A decade later, Canada boasted the strongest balance sheet of any of the major democracies.
To have the strongest possible legal case, the undercover agent had to see the drugs before his support team could make an arrest.
In every negotiation, your strongest tool is the ability to walk away.
I love the idea of taking our strongest franchises and building out to other nights.
Mitch Daniels has the strongest credentials, but he doesn't have an obvious base.
Of all the arts it was music that cast over Lilla the strongest spell.
It is the strongest assurance that the recovery will endure.
For example, the strongest muscle in the body is that by which one rises on the toes.
His strongest feeling just then was one of self-reproach, mingled with humiliation.
But just at this point the dam was the strongest, and, in fact, the least in danger.
Old English strang "physically powerful, powerful in effect, forceful, severe," from Proto-Germanic *strangaz (cf. Old Norse strangr "strong," Dutch streng "strict, rigorous," Old High German strang "strong, bold, hard," German streng "strict, rigorous"). Originally compared strenger, strengest (cf. old/elder/eldest). Grammatical sense, of noun and verb inflections, is first attested 1841, translating German stark, used in a grammatical sense by J. Grimm (the terms strong and weak better fit German inflections). Strong suit (1865) is from card-playing. Strong man "man of great strength" (especially one who displays it professionally) is recorded from 1690s; meaning "dominating man in a political organization" is from 1859.
Old English strange (alongside strongly), from the same source as strong (adj.). Going strong (1898) is from racing. To come on strong was originally come it strong (1812).
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[1970+; fr stroke, ''masturbate'']