Synonym of forceful

Alternative for forceful

'fɔrsfʊl /'fɔːs-

adj.

characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical)forceful and definite in expression or action

Adjective

Able to persuade
compelling convincing strong cogent effective persuasive powerful telling weighty potent conclusive influential valid authoritative efficacious impressive plausible sound credible decisive eloquent irresistible logical reasonable reasoned satisfying unanswerable coherent lucid pithy rational well founded constraining electric elemental forcible gutsy mighty powerhouse puissant punch punchy steamroller stringent take-charge take-over titanic virile ball of fire coming on strong effectual striking meaningful moving solid significant energetic efficient pertinent satisfactory suasive dynamic incisive vigorous crucial clear vivid inducing trenchant believable consequential incontestable reliable urgent well reasoned coercive relevant affecting touching swaying stimulating operative important good articulate useful emphatic expressive firm revealing incontrovertible silver-tongued aggressive well-founded zappy compulsive graphic convictive unassailable passionate productive considerable irrefutable assuasive glib smooth-tongued pointed justified consistent probable great fluent momentous well-grounded active substantial inspiring realistic impelling acceptable stirring enticing alluring seductive unmistakable sharp trustworthy hard-hitting indubitable categorical intelligent assured clear-cut practical impactful capable workable determinative unequivocal well-defined material competent successful undeniable eye-catching lively armed violent insistent orderly systematic methodical drastic compulsory apt apposite fitting marked impactive vehement militant assertive intense noticeable enthusiastic animated vivacious zestful likely well organized dramatic eventful salient conspicuous devastating verisimilar in-your-face well-established colourable speaking formidable crystalline definitive evident winning true-to-life possible believeable faithful carrying conviction trusty hopeful presumable dependable authentic succinct terse decided undisputed obvious infallible ingenious insightful unambiguous distinct intuitive inspirational pivotal silky slick smooth-talking motivating instrumental rousing inveigling suasory unctuous actuating luring smooth wheedling graceful pregnant fateful provocative swayful formative guiding monumental central responsible contributory controlling encouraging masterful motivational robust able critical purposeful imposing far-reaching animating suggestive helpful valuable meaning well-spoken revelatory beneficial indicative well-expressed functional magniloquent grandiloquent rhetorical ardent fervid fervent impassioned smooth-spoken well spoken outspoken vocal well expressed poignant sententious facund voluble of help requisite serviceable advantageous constructive of use suitable of assistance fruitful adequate enough worthwhile not taking no for an answer sustainable right justifiable sensible grounded prudent just bona fide defensible congruent legit viable accurate supportable maintainable proven balanced perceptive sane defendable perspicuous deductive confirmed informed arguable true commonsensical astute levelheaded discerning pragmatic analytical germane commonsense legitimate sober consequent analytic vindicable commonsensible stable uncorrupted attested tested intellectual kosher able to hold water down-to-earth holding water matter-of-fact well-reasoned well-advised clear-headed well grounded well thought out well advised judicious hard wise thoughtful sagacious objective knowing shrewd sage circumspect established enlightened proper well-thought-out certified tried and true tried and tested level-headed together genuine real perspicacious factual fair learned correct politic verifiable clever discriminating sapient understandable canny no-nonsense joined-up demonstrable precise safe well-informed tried cool well-tried thought-out deliberate dinkum determined tenable knowledgeable considered thought through educated admissible warrantable warranted organized decent accepted veritable actual regular common-sense percipient savvy organised straight scholarly dispassionate profound orthodox plain documented unemotional mature advisable exact clear-sighted clear-eyed hard-headed strict certain far-sighted proved foolproof reputable failsafe all there fail-safe well-engineered full of common sense time-tested well built supported well-built high-quality well engineered tested and proved estimable sincere inferential comprehensible intelligible deducible inductive well balanced appropriate unidealistic syllogistic philosophic rightful thorough calculated businesslike measured pukka acknowledged identified substantiated with both one's feet on the ground honest contemplated aforethought studied holding together well informed showing great knowledge with great knowledge well-presented corroborated hard-nosed investigated premeditated weighed examined advised well presented well-structured with one's feet on the ground with both feet on the ground indisputable official unadulterated creditable uncounterfeited bonafide unfaked sterling unquestionable up front original straightforward prosaic studious computed prepense deliberated equitable unimpassioned cold well considered erudite well chosen thought-through thought-about experienced strategic tactful smart impartial moderate restrained conservative controlled reflective temperate unprejudiced feasible cogitative contemplative desirable unexcessive evenhanded based on good sense thinking cognitive fair-minded open to reason in one's right mind ratiocinative making sense unbiased standing to reason cerebral unextreme argute foresighted tactical loyal conforming discreet careful provable unembellished serious-minded sufficient normal well judged au courant having all one's marbles in right mind steady-going attentive conversant full of insight historical confirmable documentary literal nonfictional on the ball exciting grand charming histrionical high-powered direct theatric acute performant veridical undistorted veracious settled sure confident definite fixed steady calculable steadfast easy nailed down tried-and-true in the bag resolute shoo-in unanxious locked on absolute undoubtful secure sanguine trustable carefree recognized watertight faultless flawless impeccable recognised right-thinking right-minded holding up holding up in wash got it together standing up truthful authenticated straight from horse's mouth righteous respected from the horse's mouth circumstantiated validated verified

Adjective

Strong, emphatic, and confident
dynamic assertive vigorous energetic potent powerful authoritative strong strong-willed bold bullish commanding confident determined dominant domineering driving insistent pushing aggressive audacious bossy competitive emphatic enterprising full-blooded go-ahead muscular pushy resounding self-assured self-confident self-possessed strenuous vehement violent zealous feisty in-your-face not backward in coming forward spirited active resolute firm enthusiastic ambitious tenacious intense keen eager tough self-assertive go-getting lively indefatigable persistent committed animated forcible robust fierce dogged tireless driven forward vital unwavering mettlesome uncompromising overbearing militant steadfast peppy self-asserting zippy brisk lusty perky persevering passionate loud arrogant purposeful sprightly ardent compelling industrious earnest fiery brash unflagging imperious demanding pushful vivacious untiring pert influential pertinacious unyielding unfaltering unrelenting obstinate stubborn rigorous high-powered effective sparky presumptuous zestful intensive nervy unshakeable snappy bouncing jaunty harsh decisive racy staunch spanking cocky jazzy cocksure hard dedicated hard-hitting high-pressure impertinent stout strident gutsy vibrant unflinching go-go stalwart spry officious frisky animate airy unremitting red-blooded springy gay bumptious single-minded pizzazzy pizazzy kinetic brassy unswerving fresh resolved insolent strong-minded unbending severe obdurate sparkling full of beans sturdy spunky rugged bouncy all-out high-spirited avid indomitable aspiring motivated hearty hardy brazen Herculean draconian assured impudent thrusting obtrusive persuasive cheeky authoritarian full of life hungry self-starting punchy oppressive autocratic saucy peremptory full of vim and vigour decided bright-eyed and bushy-tailed busy intent importunate exacting high-handed tyrannical sassy strict high-octane iron-willed sure rude presuming imperative positive rigid sweeping bubbly gingery brazen-faced weighty effervescent bold-faced brassbound wise fervent controlling blatant ruthless immovable full of get-up-and-go pulling no punches dictatorial unrestrained offensive obnoxious uncontrolled unbridled progressive pioneering constant effectual hard-driving alive and kicking ball of fire inflexible masterful stentorian daring intransigent steady diligent rough overconfident can-do plucky despotic inexorable power-hungry coercive full impassioned hyper assiduous flush jumping magisterial stimulating buoyant loudmouthed exuberant brutal relentless desirous virile chipper inconsiderate full of oneself impulsive sound tight thirsty hardline hard-working inspired imposing arch dashing stringent eager beaver unhesitating unwearied convincing intrusive iron interfering goal-oriented self-driven prying meddling nosy arduous pressing urgent blunt wild complete incessant burdensome onerous intruding meddlesome exigent inexhaustible weariless grating jarring protrusive nosey snoopy fixed heavy wilful self-motivated taxing supreme thorough steely booming patient major stiff thoroughgoing exhausting clamant raucous laborious grind devoted difficult indurate wholehearted total stirring heated flamboyant self-willed flourishing lordly all out shrill adamant fanatical absolute exhaustive cruel on the make formidable storming efficient discordant dominating haughty exciting impressive hubristic alive ballsy piercing loyal burning crying dire perseverant tyrannous imperial flip striving mighty clamorous vivid faithful solid thriving autocratical tyrannic moving impetuous hotheaded bustling quick noisy set stern impolitic serious iron-fisted arbitrary resilient jangling dissonant independent sedulous hard-nosed rash uppity undeviating have-a-go certain deep heavy-handed hale and hearty shameless barefaced zesty unshakable alert playful unabashed immodest dynamical out-and-out high and mighty poignant ironclad raring to go breezy defiant eventful mobile coming on strong unblushing rich thoughtless gritty steamroller bright and breezy courageous on the go self-seeking heroic get up and go bent upon excessive bright dead set on power-loving bound and determined high-reaching hardhanded self-directed concentrated galvanic restless painstaking fast-track excited unwearying unstinting assaultive dogmatic conscientious concerted grievous grim searing murderous trying excruciating bitter inhuman headstrong carnivorous fast ebullient nimble overweening ruling successful over-assertive radical interesting believing in oneself purposive self-disciplined agile mulish invigorated fluid bludgeoning sporty clinging adventurous hopeful projecting prognathous bulging sheer flagrant bald jutting die-hard stiff-necked self-respecting motivating impellent urging propulsive dependable willful healthy chirpy zappy elated demoniac motive locomotive kinematic motile occupied all-embracing highly capable in control cutthroat sustained ferocious refractory intractable recalcitrant pressurizing peart instant emergent acute critical entreating necessitous nagging redoubtable entertaining dramatic enlivened rock-ribbed bloodthirsty unabated sagacious energized happy vitalized activated energised zingy stressful pressured dexterous deedful on the move full of zip dextrous bullheaded warlike gladiatorial scrappy obligatory mandatory required compulsatory compulsory reiterative continuous monotonous reliable like a ball of fire upwardly mobile desiring success unmixed electrifying in the saddle intensely competitive fiercely competitive stop at nothing having killer instinct cut-throat dog-eat-dog hang-tough go for broke gung ho sexy brave irrepressible athletic fit strapping fine pressurising dazzling mullish disturbing solicitous annoying troublesome suppliant overeager harassing able-bodied blooming trashy precipitate headlong untactful incautious heedless as bold as brass brazenfaced full of yourself hasty maladroit blaring happening humming colourful colorful buzzing rousing trusty stable true firm in spirit perceptive keen as mustard mean two-fisted stout-hearted tough-minded resourceful take charge in good health throwing one's weight around consumed compelled obsessed undaunted hopping coruscating astir abuzz out and out exhilarating heady hale in good trim in good kilter strong as an horse in good condition strong as an lion strong as an ox in tip-top condition in good shape vibrating radiant sensitive responsive true-blue unbendable unshaken bent possessed obsessive upbeat abubble aboil wick galvanized monomaniacal impelled sharp-elbowed piquant sharp peppery tasty pungent distinctive tart clever sportive tangy witty tried and true powerhouse bound unafraid hanging tough tried and tested take-over fighting fit take-charge induced fixated compulsive obsessional thundering cacophonous deafening iron-handed in the pink full of vim abusive full of pep electric magnetic plenipotent fearless tactless insensitive not taking no for an answer pushed steered guided besetting galvanised lofty unassailable full of the joys of spring full of spirit unashamed familiar unshrinking unembarrassed free overfamiliar unreserved penetrating resonant huge gruelling overly solicitous vulgar flashy gaudy ear-splitting stubborn as a mule fit as a fiddle full of energy collected composed brass-necked autarchic poised intrepid rasping tinny showy loud-mouthed garish assuming smart-alecky smart urged on full of determination hell-bent dead set comprehensive sonorous flinty ramrod austere merciless subjugating unfailing unceasing back-breaking in charge not backwards in coming forwards bold as brass screeching overbold metallic flirtatious arrant high-pitched regnant egotistic inept undiplomatic bungling plugging unstinted continuing undeterred fireball continued plodding stridulous unmusical self-reliant orotund carrying entire extensive utter sadistic OTT over the top overstrict uphill Sisyphean wearisome wearying massive in fine fettle charismatic activating productive highpowered energising energizing hyped-up go-getter vitalizing cool-headed drastic profound clashing stridulant desperate broad hard-line cast-iron binding in driver's seat on high horse crack the whip clear canorous unharmonious unmelodious ear-piercing encyclopedic wholesale wide fatiguing killing knackering toilsome play hard ball play for keeps full of the joy of living valid picky confining acrimonious drawing unpermissive dyed-in-the-wool extreme brick-wall encyclopaedic universal revolutionary plenipotentiary officiating presiding stentorious stridulatory far-reaching wide-ranging full-scale grueling baying vociferous backbreaking vociferant colossal almighty hoarse stertorous squawky vocal boisterous gargantuan squeaky gigantic obstreperous all-powerful by the book hard and fast by the numbers

Adjective

Able to withstand strain or hardship
strong sturdy robust firm hearty lusty vigorous solid stout iron hard rigid steely resolute steadfast determined staunch tenacious unrelenting unyielding emphatic unfaltering assertive tough bold purposeful unwavering aggressive hardened inflexible zealous steady vice-like steel adamant heavy thick unbreakable adamantine rock hard hard as nails dogged unbending obstinate unflinching persevering undaunted unswerving fixed unshakable gutsy gritty unshaken ruthless fierce untiring fanatical fiery grim furious ferocious bitter unquenchable burning stony granite single-minded stubborn immovable obdurate pertinacious intransigent unshakeable strong-willed implacable rock-ribbed constant indefatigable uncompromising stalwart stiff-necked set mulish persistent unhesitating dedicated earnest insistent bulldog strong-minded committed hardheaded willful self-willed inconvincible wilful hard-nosed headstrong pat opinionated pigheaded perverse self-opinionated bullheaded brave spirited relentless indomitable plucky mettlesome strenuous courageous stout-hearted stiff ossified indurate spunky true unflagging inexorable direct devoted undeviating reliable trusty straight patient unfailing tireless impassive iron-willed sedulous sure diligent assiduous importunate cohesive unchangeable stony-hearted unimpressionable coherent stand pat locked in quiescent dead set dead set on permanent unmodifiable immutable set in concrete tough nut dug in unalterable stick to guns set in stone persisting possessive bound unforgetful meaning business frozen petrified indurated rigidified fossilized bony fossilised resolved purposive decided unswervable manful intent deliberate full of determination firmly-based perseverant four-square

Adjective

Powerful, mighty, having authority

Adjective

Of, characterized by, or consisting of (incontrovertible) facts
solid conclusive compelling factual reliable definitive irrefutable undeniable categorical clear sound demonstrative indisputable strong credible unconditional valid cogent faithful hard sober unequivocal dependable incontrovertible unarguable authoritative convincing definite trusty incontestable irrefragable plausible weighty absolute emphatic persuasive unassailable unmistakable authentic certain decisive resounding logical real serious unambiguous unquestionable beyond dispute beyond doubt beyond question well founded well grounded one hundred per cent telling overpowering sure indubitable unanswerable invincible apodictic impregnable irresistible positive flawless accomplished plain inarguable patent manifest palpable watertight unchallengeable evident obvious accurate odds-on apodeictic ironclad final unimpeachable proven double-checked irrebuttable set overwhelming nof ifs ands or buts can bet on it true genuine undoubted clear-cut settled decided well-grounded concrete veritable demonstrable firm observable tangible self-evident bona fide well-founded undisputable actual substantial discernible legitimate perceptible distinct veridical confirmed certified appreciable legit verifiable verified material certifiable objective honest substantive faultless apparent nailed-on perfect striking proper intelligible measurable downright flat established undoubtable sure-enough pat cold superior quantifiable perceivable sensible detectable for certain no ifs ands or buts without doubt down pat beyond a shadow of doubt well defined attested well documented honest-to-goodness good transparent trustworthy copper-bottomed undebatable beyond a shadow of a doubt well-proven uncontroversial open and shut not in doubt from the horse's mouth stable explicit guaranteed univocal express black-and-white specific assured convinced confident cut-and-dried straightforward cut and dried recognized black and white crisp well-marked undubitable silhouetted stated ringing forthright clean-cut known clearly defined distinguishable graphic well-defined incisive noteworthy sharp crystal clear severe audible pronounced visible bold significant as plain as the nose on your face not vague full vivid recognised hard and fast minute as plain as daylight

Adjective

Expressing something forcibly and clearly
emphatic energetic vigorous certain direct vehement absolute assertive decided definite earnest forcible insistent categorical firm unequivocal wholehearted ardent determined explicit out-and-out positive aggressive clear distinct dynamic full-blooded muscular resounding strenuous unambiguous unconditional unmistakable unqualified violent downright outright accented assured cogent confident definitive dogmatic evident express flat glaring important impressive obvious pointed potent ringing significant sober solemn stressed sure trenchant one hundred per cent no mistake for a face unwavering loud convinced intense resonant sonorous strong piercing unfaltering satisfied doubtless persuaded resolute concrete implicit clarion audible sharp undeniable decisive self-assured conclusive self-conceited unquestioning unquestionable confirmed self-confident unhesitating specific perfect rank free from doubt real cold affirmative bell-like as clear as a bell irrefutable consummate incontrovertible cocksure inarguable factual actual incontestable indubitable genuine hard thoroughgoing thorough clear-cut indisputable complete total utter full pure unreserved unstinting forthright wholesale categoric profound unadulterated regular unlimited simple unalloyed stark sheer unmitigated uncompromising whole fair entire plumb overt ultimate final arrant dead right unconstrained open apodictic unrestricted extreme very dreadful bodacious plenary crashing undiluted deadly determinate blank wide clean stone blooming straight-out flat-out all-out point-blank straight out through and through all out cotton-picking without reservations in every respect no holds barred no strings deep-dyed no strings attached right-down no fine print no catch no ifs ands or buts no kicker full-bore

Adjective

Showing strong feeling
vehement ardent fervent intense passionate strong fervid impassioned earnest fierce powerful violent eager emphatic enthusiastic flaming forcible heated spirited urgent vigorous zealous animated blazing burning charged clamorous demonstrative emotional fanatical feverish fiery glowing hot-blooded incandescent keen loud noisy outspoken passional perfervid red-hot religious superheated torrid vocal vociferous warm warm-blooded forthright insistent strident angry concentrated delirious desperate frantic full-throated hearty hot hyper impetuous inflamed lively opinionated potent pronounced rabid wild hopped up on the make raging excited consuming committed wholehearted dedicated energetic extreme frenzied uncontrollable devoted assiduous profound expressive avid deep eloquent acute deep-seated obsessed zestful antsy afire rampant steadfast allegiant heartfelt hectic deep-rooted messianic all-consuming tumultuous amorous impulsive ungovernable moving inspiring stirring poignant high-pressure hotblooded stimulated precipitate thrilling affecting headlong quickened high-powered ablaze steamed up frank blunt plain-spoken militant free-spoken open candid direct uninhibited sincere devout articulate single-minded pushy purposeful obsessive itchy ripe zealotic fired go-ahead frenetic fanatic fireball self-starting possessed gung-ho wild-eyed facile fluent free plainspoken smooth-spoken glib raucous voluble venting stentorian round coming on strong ebullient enthused exuberant pumped intent raring motivated thrilled willing dynamic vivacious titillated stoked hungry agog voracious solicitous fascinated exhilarated great ready interested rhapsodic animate geeked aflame nutty impatient nuts wacky anxious tantalized industrious concerned unqualified ambitious appetent thirsty desirous active yearning diligent athirst juiced conscientious gaga itching determined driven crazy tantalised pleased sprightly bugged zesty warmblooded greedy turnt gone on hopped-up ready and willing mad keen hot to trot hepped up as keen as mustard gung ho high-spirited keyed up keen as mustard raring to go bright-eyed and bushy-tailed champing at the bit full of beans chomping at the bit on fire pyretic excitable febrile flushed fevered burning up furious sweating temperamental rash tempestuous full-hearted deeply felt dithyrambic incensed shivering rousing feeling emotive stormy raw febrific vivid sentimental volatile with a temperature melodramatic fired up ecstatic tender responsive white-hot mercurial hot-tempered from the heart fuming enraged heightened arousing sexy titillating aflutter wrathful mighty tremendous seething aroused bubbling over effusive irascible scintillating dramatic red-blooded restless nervous sultry hallucinatory susceptible overzealous very angry sensitive agitable hysterical neurotic inspired in a cold sweat volcanic stirred exciting overcharged loving roused heartwarming card-carrying short-fuse hot-headed high-strung highly strung mushy overemotional romantic touching sentient verklempt serious pious unfeigned warmhearted touchy-feely worked up starry-eyed true blue gotta have dying to hot for fixated immoderate infatuated over-enthusiastic compulsive mad aguey dotty visionary hooked potty wackadoodle wackadoo bigoted overenthusiastic incorrigible credulous biased willful raving addicted erratic monomaniacal unruly partial stubborn obstinate headstrong contumacious domineering with a high temperature above normal running a temperature turned on nuts for high on

Adjective

Vigorously keen or severe in expression or style
trenchant cutting keen sharp pointed incisive penetrating acute biting scathing strong vigorous acid pungent caustic emphatic tart acerbic astringent mordant piercing sarcastic clear driving forthright telling acidulous blunt crisp distinct effective explicit powerful severe stinging blistering devastating edgy fierce hurtful mordacious potent savage searing unequivocal vitriolic withering acerb critical crushing peppery sardonic unsparing rapier-like razor-edged razor-sharp barbed acrimonious stringent corrosive bitter poignant smart-alecky smart-aleck smart-mouthed acrid scalding acidic snarky polemic virulent satirical venomous waspish satiric snappy stimulating pithy racy witty provocative salt exciting nasty scornful spiteful vicious harsh derisive malicious cruel catty mocking cynical wounding mean sarky unkind hostile ironical abrasive contemptuous scorching taunting salty poisonous brusque disparaging disrespectful sneering scoffing ironic offensive chaffing arrogant snide jeering dry rude backhanded rancorous unfriendly carping truculent brutal hateful derisory irascible saucy needling contumelious scurrilous slashing ridiculing twitting austere captious ornery churlish weisenheiming evil ferocious polemical heartless callous wry belittling irreverent aggressive abusive cussed vindictive extremely critical double-edged snarling squint-eyed disillusioned tongue-in-cheek stern burlesque corroding burning all-pervading controversial impertinent unblunted contentious merciless rough derogatory wise violent hard unrelenting edged argumentative disputatious pitiless disdainful sadistic grim snappish snippy testy acetose short unpleasant disapproving bad-tempered ill-tempered ruthless wanton curt cold-blooded ill-natured evil-intentioned malevolent sharp-worded angry thoughtless inconsiderate ungracious splenetic malign baleful malignant vengeful pernicious bilious maleficent malefic cold parodying lampooning humorous spoofing paradoxical spoof farcical bantering clever implausible ridiculous defiant contradictory exaggerated backbiting alert jibing atypical twisted uncomplimentary curious spicy quick-witted Hudibrastic Rabelaisian

Adjective

Giving clear and vividly explicit details
graphic vivid detailed explicit striking clear expressive descriptive illustrative lively pictorial picturesque telling uninhibited cogent colourful lucid lurid powerful punchy realistic rich shocking startling delineated visual effective highly coloured photographic well-drawn colorful compelling comprehensible concrete convincing definite distinct eloquent figurative forcible full incisive intelligible lifelike moving perspicuous precise stirring strong unequivocal well defined well delineated well drawn well expressed leaving nothing to the imagination imaginative evocative definitive narrative revealing true to life bold bright stimulating exciting racy invigorating interesting envigorating refreshing suggestive meaningful poignant demonstrative pregnant indicative dramatic pointed haunting reminiscent redolent remindful resonant resonant with remindful of calling up arresting affecting memorable unforgettable faithful authentic scintillating sharp impressive emotive graphical fascinating active true-to-life sharply-etched crystal clear theatrical fresh passionate emotional artistic intense significant meaning charged ardent sympathetic energetic revelatory indicating feeling allusive inspired visionary indicating emotion deeply felt emphatic understanding sensitive pathetic animated full of emotion alive indicating tender touching thoughtful representing open masterly showy representative silver-tongued articulate warm ingenious easy-to-read full of feeling spirited brilliant mobile communicative responsive signifying

Adjective

Producing or capable of producing significant noise
loud noisy blaring booming deafening roaring thunderous thundering tumultuous clamorous blasting head-splitting ear-splitting ear-piercing piercing cacophonous harsh raucous strident resounding reverberating reverberant carrying clearly audible sonorous boisterous deep ringing riotous clangorous lusty powerful disorderly rambunctious stentorian full-throated rowdy forte rackety clattery ear-popping earsplitting fortissimo obstreperous uproarious screaming strepitous plangent slam-bang resonant pulsating stentorious throbbing intensified throaty pulsing vociferous reverberatory echoing full strong reverberative orotund sonorant clear rich heightened consonant palpitating harmonious lively oscillating melodious baritone canorous fruity rotund round overpowering plummy golden intense vibrant enhanced mellow low dinning robust aquiver electrifying full-bodied very loud deep-toned ear-shattering full-voiced loud-voiced discordant clattering brassy rasping hoarse dissonant grating jarring unmelodious screeching sharp shrill unharmonious scratchy squawky blatant unmusical raspy shrieking shouting penetrating grinding squawking loudmouth jumping blusterous raising Cain turned up chattering raising the roof insistent importunate vehement vocal demanding talkative turbulent roisterous brash clamorsome bawling jangling guttural croaking metallic squeaky tinny croaky gruff stridulant growling growly clashing creaking tuneless stridulous out-of-tune astringent out-of-key off-key jangly caterwauling rough husky inharmonious absonant atonal acute stertorous braying

Adjective

Characterized by fierce, extreme, or violent energy or force
explosive violent stormy fierce turbulent tempestuous rough furious tumultuous ferocious rabid convulsive hot volcanic wild cyclonic fiery paroxysmal intense volatile vehement frenzied impetuous raging unpredictable uncontrollable rampant bursting ebullient hammer and tongs knock-down-and-drag-out blood-and-guts bang-bang at the boiling point vicious powerful strong hard blistering hellacious harsh acute heavy-duty intensive exquisite dreadful heavy almighty fearsome ghastly terrible fearful frightful aggressive intemperate profound deep severe excruciating keen potent forcible uncontrolled unbridled extreme unrestrained frenetic mad savage feverish frantic tough vigorous piercing blustery sharp inclement blustering durable brutal great fast unchecked heavyweight long-lasting shrill bloodthirsty uncurbed immoderate boisterous maniacal concentrated agitated rugged delirious impassioned torrid thundery squally thunderous howling hotheaded consuming headstrong hysterical destructive excessive bitter devastating typhonic choppy agonizing biting resounding storming agonising knock-down stinging painful out of control full-blooded drag-out industrial-strength unruly uninhibited dangerous unconstrained unrepressed blind torrential smart rapid relentless animated serious gusty bullying grating enormous exceptional supreme extraordinary murderous berserk menacing bumpy windy cruel ruthless rushing fast-flowing drastic high major discordant raucous jarring swirling threatening callous terrorizing pugnacious protracted close heightened full intensified unqualified marked pitiless thuggish sadistic merciless barbaric barbarous chaotic restless roaring stormful cacophonous screeching maddening blaring undue diligent all-consuming exaggerated cutting penetrating homicidal heartless inhuman maddened assertive strained vivid pungent sudden flying vexatious irritating annoying noisy demoniac fuming crazy terrorising radge mother of all hot-tempered hot-headed cut-throat squawky strident squawking abrupt charged ear-piercing gruff dissonant unmusical stridulent inharmonious unmelodious buffeting active meteoric immediate dashing electric passionate ungovernable inordinate rampaging riotous inflamed unmanageable overwhelming unfettered emphatic desperate flaming enraged urgent energetic ruinous strenuous peppery dynamic outrageous full of force aroused coercive gale force excited heated lively angry manic disturbed swivel-eyed hectic fevered crazed hyperactive confused fanatical cataclysmal cataclysmic fervent ardent insane corybantic zealous touchy emotional irascible overwrought distracted fraught distraught exciting raving enthusiastic demented spirited deranged unsettled wired hyper disorderly foul perfervid nasty dirty temperamental obsessed nervous nuts full-on nutty boiling excitable irrational stirred up storm-tossed unhinged obsessive panic-struck panic-stricken spasmodic chippy panicky infuriated confusing roily worked up unstable unreasonable seething intolerant disordered steamed up impatient in turmoil overzealous unscrewed berko uptight beside oneself flipped in a tizzy keyed up high-strung fast and furious weirded out wigged out quick-tempered freaked out hot under the collar flipped out beside yourself blazing abandoned fervid involuntary acrimonious gusting overpowering passional roller-coaster overexcited filthy standup roiled ill-tempered bad-tempered gay rampageous full of upheavals irritable foaming full of ups and downs hazardous risky bleak incoherent babbling rowdy weltering tremulous rebellious moiling ruffled coarse unbalanced rough-and-tumble short-tempered pumped hallucinating light-headed rambling lunatic maniac wandering disarranged lightheaded aberrant deviant bewildered hallucinatory deviate rumbustious furibund phrenetic raring ready vociferous lawless sprightly effervescent psyched voracious clamorous uproarious obstreperous out of one's head off one's head out of one's skull uncompromising extremist bigoted lost it vivacious game distressed over-enthusiastic diehard irregular rowdydowdy rambunctious termagant juiced amped high as a kite in a lather overactive incensed biased prejudiced one-sided partisan illiberal gung-ho high-spirited irate distrait hysteric narrow-minded livid stirred busy sensitive mercurial weird last-minute zonkers unzipped wound up worried anxious unglued het up dedicated overboard sick infected naked poisoned smoking mad-dog ultraist diseased sizzling bitten unwell militant virulent ill fired up on fire wigged-out edgy skittish in a state in a flap having kittens in a tizz exasperated spazzed out at your wits' end shook up in a stew in a cold sweat hot and bothered at wits' end in a flat spin at the end of your tether jumpy tense hasty like one possessed spare very angry neurotic brittle moody twitchy seeing red in a rage off the air up in arms on the warpath foaming at the mouth hopping mad fit to be tied jittery hyperexcitable skittery fluttery snappy spooky hyperkinetic adrenalized flighty testy stressy uneasy impulsive easily frightened easily upset inflammable fiddle-footed rash short fused demonstrative reckless blowing hot and cold agitable galvanic easily agitated susceptible highly strung peevish quick alarmable fidgety

Adjective

Having or showing courage and determination
stout bold brave courageous fearless gallant valiant doughty intrepid resolute stalwart valorous dauntless determined plucky firm heroic lionhearted spirited staunch stout-hearted undaunted vigorous steadfast unbending unfaltering unflinching unswerving unwavering unyielding dogged gutsy stubborn full of determination greathearted gutty heroical manful manly mettlesome rock-ribbed stouthearted unafraid undauntable indomitable lion-hearted spunky game feisty audacious have-a-go ballsy as game as Ned Kelly eager keen dashing zealous enterprising daring adventurous nervy strong-willed daredevil gritty unshrinking death-or-glory venturesome venturous chin-up foolhardy fortitudinous herolike chivalrous imprudent confident forward defiant hardy strong tough tenacious unfearful unabashed noble unblenching fire-eating unalarmed spartan steely adventuresome powerful unfearing brassy assured impavid frightless cocky resilient macho aweless persevering sporting assertive redoubtable temerarious puissant icy worthy go-ahead bravehearted cool undismayed dynamic single-minded hard-nosed realistic orped honourable great-spirited male virile masculine unworried unapprehensive unconcerned strapping brazen brash impervious undisturbed carefree unabashed by unshakable undaunted by sassy enduring purposeful muscular swashbuckling robust quixotic hairy urbane suave dignified honorable perseverant unscared sure cheeky unalarmed by unfrightened red-blooded well-built butch Ramboesque gung ho devil-may-care persistent superhuman unsentimental Herculean epic extravagant classic exaggerated grand not scared inflated elevated grandiose high-flown mythological champion having nerves of steel tough-minded stand tall bigger than life

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Concise and meaningful
pithy brief compact concise epigrammatic laconic succinct terse compendious summary aphoristic crisp expressive meaningful pointed short thumbnail trenchant condensed sententious apothegmatic capsule cogent curt elliptic elliptical finely honed incisive monosyllabic significant telegraphic telling acute cutting effective honed meaty sharp short-and-sweet to the point witty short and sweet down to brass tacks synoptic gnomic breviloquent compendiary clipped compressed abridged abbreviated snappy brusque sparing boiled down in a nutshell blunt abrupt gruff lapidary tart tight economical shortened potted in a few well-chosen words economic summarized contracted truncated rude neat taut snappish perfunctory summarised cut to the bone rapid marrowy quick apophthegmatic curtailed clever little no-nonsense small cursory axiomatic precise offhand uncivil snippety close lean brisk discourteous recapped precipitate compacted snippy ungracious in few words impatient rehashed run-down controlled outline epigrammatical straightforward amusing piquant quick-witted concentrated decisive pungent ingenious uncommunicative summarizing hurried hasty memorable catchy businesslike limited decreased summarising epitomized epitomised shortened form abstracted comprehensive diminished well tuned censorious judgmental pretentious critical disapproving abounding run-through ephemeral unprolonged lessened fast swift making a long story short well structured in well-chosen words decurtate short and to the point abbreviate exact cryptic clear-cut curtate transient bare not protracted cut short basic useful practical brass-tacks rough unceremonious direct bluff cavalier downright harsh surly impolite brusk churlish short-spoken crusty off impetuous crude matter-of-fact caustic plain-spoken tactless frank outspoken unmannerly abrasive undiplomatic distant indelicate standoffish dusty upfront bad-mannered ill-mannered straight from the shoulder unfriendly thoughtless forthright peremptory candid brutal bald unequivocal not afraid to call a spade a spade pulling no punches honest not beating about the bush not mincing one's words calling a spade a spade speaking one's mind distinct reticent taciturn vigorous testy aloof imperious irascible petulant cool graceless bad-tempered dismissive short-tempered ill-tempered unforthcoming open hearty offish good-natured genial approachable unconstrained callous inelegant rushed friendly slashing scathing drilling acerb severe biting acid sarcastic sardonic acerbic satirical mordant cheery sincere bearish blustering barefaced speaking as one finds loud disrespectful point-blank stark explicit simple unadorned uncouth impertinent hard-hitting undisguised unvarnished unqualified unembellished unpolished uncompromising insolent unladylike boorish impudent gauche inconsiderate ungallant ill-bred unhandsome ungentlemanly unmannered uncalled-for hostile straight-talking straight-shooting insensitive unkind offensive inhospitable unpleasant unfortunate

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Having a strong or far-reaching effect
drastic desperate extreme radical dire harsh severe serious strong draconian far-reaching heavy momentous punishing rigorous sharp substantial swingeing excessive exorbitant extravagant immoderate oppressive sweeping strict uncompromising stern stringent tough firm rigid cruel profound thorough unbending hard punitive austere absolute unyielding utter stiff unrelenting brutal savage intense great Draconian dramatic inflexible grim punitory hardhanded hardline entire complete thoroughgoing exhaustive comprehensive extensive major total nasty pervasive violent abrasive unfeeling ruthless callous unfair unjust forcible insensitive heartless inconsiderate unkind unsympathetic advanced ultra iconoclastic curt merciless rowdy hard-hitting virulent vicious truculent wide-ranging rough top-to-bottom root-and-branch inordinate undue exceptional consequential remorseless zealous unreasonable unusual exaggerated outrageous unmitigated steep egregious fanatical unconscionable unconventional downright unmerciful flagrant overkill gross baroque devilish remarkable unseemly ferocious uncommon preposterous intemperate fancy nonsensical overextravagant imprudent overdue insane overweening irrational overmuch intolerable fabulous plethoric improper towering sheer lavish out-and-out too much over the top O.T.T. out of proportion whopping harmful superfluous unrestricted enormous unbridled unwarranted unrestrained profuse boundless gratuitous needless extortionate disproportionate profligate surplus unlimited wanton grandiose vast prodigal tremendous uncontrolled immense limitless improvident super monstrous dissipated infinite dizzying prodigious indulgent overabundant massive stupendous uncurbed humongous astronomical unmeasurable wasteful huge monumental immeasurable astronomic redundant unbounded fantastic unhampered thumping giant superabundant epic mighty mega gargantuan more silly monster ridiculous colossal recrementitious supernatural stratospheric unchecked overindulgent unfettered mammoth mountainous overgenerous gigantic extra unnecessary ludicrous overboard uninhibited sky-high self-indulgent super-duper uncalled for over the odds out of all proportion a bit much way out OTT too many

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Having great influence on the result of something
decisive crucial significant critical final influential conclusive important momentous deciding key major pivotal absolute definite definitive determining authoritative chief fateful imperative imperious paramount prime principal trenchant vital certain decided incisive settling crisp fatal peremptory settled litmus test serious consequential large considerable urgent remarkable substantial monumental far-reaching especial high-priority exceptional heavy weighty large-scale material sensational portentous unforgettable extensive heavy-duty earnest conspicuous historic grave special newsworthy front-page capital cardinal impressive burning worthwhile dire uppermost overriding page-one life-and-death telling ponderous prodigious tremendous of great consequence acute unmissable of great import of moment of import of great moment big sizable fundamental notable noteworthy meaningful landmark appreciable hefty extraordinary potent memorable striking eventful climacteric glaring mighty much strong pressing distinctive glorious headline outstanding noticeable great high-level preponderant severe obvious all-important rare earth-shattering signal unusual extreme intense marked keynote resonant pronounced particular impactful worthy of attention carrying a lot of weight unordinary deep emphatic quantum uncommon generous imposing earthshaking milestone ponderable essential necessary central must-have indispensable requisite compelling determinative pre-eminent primary required needed integral leading of the utmost importance of the essence main dominant basic predominant premier preeminent grand primal supreme master strategic needful quintessential exigent mandatory shaping necessitous defining prerequisite developmental formative foremost sovereign first lead overbearing arch overmastering intrinsic top sovran core number one numero uno radical much needed bottom-line life-or-death vitally important last clear responsible causal evaluative foreordained inevitable predestined doomed destined foundational constructive seminal creative unlucky determinant determined focal controlling constitutive underlined overruling nitty-gritty world-shaking meat-and-potatoes name-of-the-game coal-and-ice compulsory climactic ruling obligatory demanded moulding guiding incumbent very important involuntary forced nonelective appropriate compulsatory inherent rudimentary innate substantive called for forming expedient wanted desired preferred proper de rigueur binding incumbent on name of game specified all important elementary recommended molding dangerous desperate highest drastic perilous clamant head crying terrible emergent ultimate importunate hazardous utmost greatest awful precarious prevailing unequaled superior salient instant commanding consummate topmost unparalleled unmatched surpassing unrivalled presiding inimitable transcendent dreadful profound superlative incomparable matchless unsurpassable prior nonpareil untouchable high supereminent unsurpassed unbeatable best peerless total governing directing parlous alarming operative unequalled unconditional towering unrivaled perfect egregious bad highest ranking top-drawer mother of all sudden afflictive life-threatening most important most influential

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(of a man) Having strength, energy, and a strong sex drive
virile all-male chivalrous gallant male manly masculine swashbuckling valiant bold brave courageous daring fearless heroic intrepid lionhearted manlike stout-hearted valorous brawny macho muscly muscular red-blooded robust strong tough vigorous burly hefty husky rugged solid strapping sturdy substantial beefy butch fecund fertile hunky laddish lusty mannish man-size man-sized potent powerfully built ripped shredded studly well built well made buff driving energetic generative jacked powerful procreative reproductive sexually potent sound vibrant vital manful he-man hardy two-fisted well-built resolute chauvinist jock beefcake stud hunk ultramasculine plucky peppy gingery dynamic flush adventurous dauntless determined doughty mettlesome stout gutsy Ramboesque stalwart firm tiger staunch stately confident self-reliant lion-hearted noble dignified colt undaunted audacious jockstrap aggressively male aggressive cocky unpleasantly masculine hale hearty spunky ballsy unfeminine ape hairy adult stallion honourable caveman boyish honorable Amazonian unladylike paternal viragoish viraginous aggressively masculine he- to do with men tomboyish unwomanly hoydenish mannified all man masc stouthearted sinewy greathearted athletic spirited heroical gutty Herculean undauntable gritty unflinching thewy unafraid unshrinking dashing venturous indomitable game broad-shouldered fire-eating big rock-ribbed redoubtable well muscled mighty daredevil stark well-developed able-bodied unblenching unabashed mesomorphic venturesome nervy quixotic muscle-bound assertive great thickset unfearful puissant worthy unalarmed well knit muscled bruising hulky herculean heavyweight formidable meaty obdurate pumped up feisty lean fit hard healthy sporty physical unswerving steadfast unwavering unfaltering unyielding unbending dogged stubborn active agile nimble lithe full-blooded overpowering full of determination adventuresome spartan full-bodied built well-knit musclebound wiry ropy stringy swole powerhouse great-spirited lumbering bulky sturdily built hulking towering huge tall stocky heavily built heavy gargantuan massive colossal mammoth gigantic imposing death-or-glory have-a-go high-minded urbane suave knightly chivalric magnanimous loyal elevated sublime just gentlemanly fair natural lofty high true courteous lordly virtuous courtly constant gentlemanlike benevolent great-hearted noble-minded well-mannered

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Favouring confrontational or violent methods in support of a political or social cause
militant aggressive belligerent assertive bellicose combative active pugnacious vigorous pushy fighting radical violent warring agonistic argumentative assaultive brawly chippy combating confrontational contending contentious discordant disputatious extreme extremist feisty fierce gladiatorial quarrelsome scrappy truculent two-fisted ultra-active warlike embattled enthusiastic fanatical zealous assertory martial militaristic military offensive rebellious revolutionary warrish in arms up in arms hostile destructive strident antagonistic cantankerous warmongering hawkish on the warpath ornery threatening unfriendly ill-tempered bad-tempered irascible stroppy inimical hot-tempered inhospitable battling angry contrary mean adversarial defiant malevolent fiery surly captious sabre-rattling quick-tempered aggers unkind irritable unsympathetic gung-ho litigious rancorous petulant touchy spiteful fractious wrathful combatant uncongenial vitriolic oppugnant unsociable jingoistic hateful bloodthirsty cross choleric nasty antipathetic bitter malicious spoiling for a fight soldierly disputative malignant controversial adverse difficult bickering venomous catty sour unpleasant viperous conflicting factious vicious sullen polemical cavilling grouchy abusive testy snappy negative polemic disagreeable virulent disapproving arsey wrangling huffy biffo armed rude jaundiced querulous unreceptive army bolshie intimidating churlish caviling foul noncivil at loggerheads ready for a fight ill-natured have chip on shoulder clashing loudmouthed have a bone to pick quarrelling pettish narky attacking opposing expansionist grumpy splenetic miffy unwelcoming provocative prickly opposed at war snappish crabby snarly cranky alien adversary soreheaded courageous spirited spunky perverse ructious uncharitable dissentious maleficent unpropitious biting malefic excitable war inconsiderate vindictive hot-blooded short-tempered challenging uncooperative ardent dour hot flip cold quarreling peevish thin-skinned hurtful joyless furious salty brawling ill-disposed malign soldierlike filthy cussed ill-humored ferocious on the outs have it in for having a chip on one's shoulder mean-spirited evil-minded ready to fight ill-humoured sanguinary battleful pro-war determined plucky naysaying awkward troublesome disruptive sulky rough war-mongering war-loving colonialistic imperialistic dissentient at each other's throats bad tetchy spiky opinionated ratty shirty carnivorous service wrestling tilting skirmishing flag-waving militarist chauvinistic competing grumbling peckish liverish crotchety curmudgeonly waxy self-assertive itching to fight paramilitary battle-hardened trigger-happy dissenting under arms oppositional rotten obnoxious sparring rival rapacious intrusive invasive defence defense on a short fuse short-fused resistant hotheaded exasperated macho wretched cruel vile tempestuous arguesome fire-eating at daggers drawn dissident obstreperous wounding poisonous soldier-like warrior impassioned turbulent unruly passionate opposite unwilling reluctant adversative accusatorial oppugning fretful mighty peppery allergic discourteous itching insolent scathing frightening deadly vituperous browbeating caustic terrorizing terrifying cowing harsh terrorising trenchant sharp bullying mordacious mordant at odds tough sensitive gutsy peppy gritty frisky mettlesome lively alive energetic bubbly gutty zestful game hearty go-getting full-blooded high-strung full of pep looking for trouble