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 Meanings and Examples of VIGOROUS
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vigorous
 a.  robust; strong; energetic, and active in mind or body
Classic Sentence: (112 in 8 pages)
1  Like herself, the town was a mixture of the old and new in Georgia, in which the old often came off second best in its conflicts with the self-willed and vigorous new.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  Everything about her was at once vigorous and exquisite, at once strong and fine.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
3  Presented in the light of Mrs. Trenor's vigorous comments, the reckoning was certainly a formidable one, and Lily, as she listened, found herself gradually reverting to her friend's view of the situation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
4  She seemed encased in a strong armour of indifference, as though the vigorous exertion of her will had finally benumbed her finer sensibilities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
5  It was a martial immensity, vigorous, a little harsh, unsoftened by kindly gardens.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  They generally are of two sorts; those composed almost entirely of females, and those mustering none but young vigorous males, or bulls, as they are familiarly designated.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
7  The schools composing none but young and vigorous males, previously mentioned, offer a strong contrast to the harem schools.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
8  As he came up the stairs in the dark, he heard scuffling on the back porch, and then the sound of a vigorous slap.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: X
9  A long, a vigorous, and, as it appeared to the females, a desperate effort, closed the struggle.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5
10  When they engaged, some little time was lost in eluding the quick and vigorous thrusts which had been aimed at their lives.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
11  Cheering David, he moved on with the light and vigorous step of youth and enterprise.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
12  There was a vigorous discussion.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
13  He was sprightly, vigorous, fiery in his belief in success.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
14  Here the boys emerged from under the table, and, with hands and faces well plastered with molasses, began a vigorous kissing of the baby.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
15  The child, a boy of ten months, was uncommonly large and strong of his age, and very vigorous in his limbs.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  African dance is vigorous, but full of subtlety.
2  Take vigorous exercise for several hours a week.
3  They conducted a vigorous campaign for a shorter working week.
4  The vigorous young plants grew fast.
5  Cutting the bush back in the autumn will help promote vigorous growth in the spring.
6  Very vigorous exercise can increase the risk of heart attacks.
7  The release of the bold young newspaper editor-in-chief after five months detention without trial marks a significant victory for those who mounted a vigorous campaign against the injustice he faced.
8  At other times she seemed possessed of a wild animation, her eyes alight, her expression vigorous, an intense glow in her soul.
9  Although age can blanch his hair, he is still vigorous and energetic.
10  The release of the bold young man without trial marks a significant victory for those who mounted a vigorous campaign against the injustice he faced.
11  There was something I wished to say, "The wandering look and changed utterance told what wreck had taken place in her once vigorous frame."
12  The mass movement for technical innovation is vigorously forging ahead in the factory.
13  The police vigorously denied that excessive force had been used.
14  We would vigorously oppose such a policy.
15  Mike's energy was boundless: the greater the challenge, the more vigorously he tackled the job.