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One entry found for vigorous.
Main Entry: vig·or·ous
Pronunciation: primarystressvig-(schwa-)rschwas
Function: adjective
1 : having vigor : ROBUST <vigorous youth> <a vigorous plant>
2 : done with force and energy <a vigorous protest>
- vig·or·ous·ly adverb
- vig·or·ous·ness noun
synonyms VIGOROUS, ENERGETIC, STRENUOUS mean having or showing great life and force. VIGOROUS suggests active strength and unfailing freshness and health <people who are still vigorous in old age>. ENERGETIC suggests an ability to take lots of activity <energetic travelers always going places>. STRENUOUS suggests the making or meeting of hard and challenging demands <tough athletes doing strenuous exercise>.

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