by brute strength

by brute strength

by great muscular strength. The men moved the heavy door by brute strength.
See also: brute, strength
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Both of England's wins in the knockout stages have come by narrow margins, and expect the ultimate fate of the webb Ellis Trophy to be decided by brute strength.
What he has achieved by brute strength, dedication and sheer ability sets him head and shoulders above any other contender.
The conflicts are resolved, but by brute strength, and in a way that's terribly injurious to the losers--all because we can't talk about them openly.