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 Meanings and Examples of VIGOUR
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
vigour
 n.  effectiveness, efficiency, or validity
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  Sowerberry had not yet returned, and Oliver continued to kick, with undiminished vigour, at the cellar-door.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  It was the prime and vigour of the year; all things were glad and flourishing.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
3  Mrs Croft, though neither tall nor fat, had a squareness, uprightness, and vigour of form, which gave importance to her person.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 6
4  The brilliant lights and sooty shades which struggled upon the skin and clothes of the persons standing round caused their lineaments and general contours to be drawn with Dureresque vigour and dash.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
5  Eustacia had got beyond the vision of some marriage of inexpressible glory; yet, though her emotions were in full vigour, she cared for no meaner union.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
6  Fairway replied, and the waxing went on with unabated vigour.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
7  The light had come back to his eyes and the colour to his cheeks, as he set himself with great vigour and lucidity to explain the situation.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
8  There was a young olive growing within the precincts of the house, in full vigour, and about as thick as a bearing-post.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIII
9  As she spoke she infused fresh vigour into him, and when he had prayed to her he poised his spear and hurled it.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
10  She again put her short black pipe to her lips, and renewed her smoking with vigour.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  The wish to have some strength and some vigour returned to me as soon as I was amongst my fellow-beings.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
12  One was about forty: a period of mental vigour at which men seldom cherish the delusion of being married for love by girls: that dream is reserved for the solace of our declining years.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
13  Its occupants had recommenced their angry discussion: Mrs. Linton, at least, was scolding with renewed vigour; Heathcliff had moved to the window, and hung his head, somewhat cowed by her violent rating apparently.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
14  You took me on board when my vigour was exhausted, and I should soon have sunk under my multiplied hardships into a death which I still dread, for my task is unfulfilled.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
15  The exception indicated the ever relentless vigour with which society frowned upon her sin.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
Example Sentence:
1  But he shares Mary's apathetic and listless look: he seems to have more length of limb than vivacity of blood or vigour of brain.
2  Superstition was with me at that moment; but it was not yet her hour for complete victory: my blood was still warm; the mood of the revolted slave was still bracing me with its bitter vigour.
3  Deliberate before you begin, then execute with vigour.
4  They set about their work with youthful vigour and enthusiasm.
5  Mohamed Al Fayed has said he trusts the Metropolitan Police to investigate "with vigour" a sensational claim that the SAS was involved in the deaths of Princess Diana and his son.