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1muscle/ˈmʌsəl/noun
pluralmuscles
1muscle
/ˈmʌsəl/
noun
pluralmuscles
Learner's definition of MUSCLE  
: a body tissue that can contract and produce movement
[count]
[noncount]
— often used before another noun
[noncount] 
: physical strength
   b : power and influence

flex your muscles

— see 1flex
2muscle/ˈmʌsəl/verb
musclesmuscledmuscling
2muscle
/ˈmʌsəl/
verb
musclesmuscledmuscling
Learner's definition of MUSCLE  
[+ object] : to move (something) by using physical strength and force— often used figuratively
: to move forward by using physical force
[no object]
[+ object]

muscle in

[phrasal verb]
: to use force or influence in a way that is wrong or unwanted in order to become involved in something for selfish reasons— usually + on
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