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Definition of Vigor

  • Active strength or force of body or mind; capacity for exertion, physically, intellectually, or morally; force; energy.
  • Strength or force in animal or vegetable nature or action; as, a plant grows with vigor.
  • Strength; efficacy; potency.
  • an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
  • active strength of body or mind
  • forceful exertion

How to use vigor in a sentence. Vigor pronunciation.

To look into our _Modern Plays_, and there to see the Differences of Good and Evil confounded, Prophaneness, Irreligion, and Unlawful Love, made the masterly Stroaks of the _fine Gentleman_; Swearing, Cursing, and Blaspheming, the Graces of his Conversation; and Unchristian Revenge, to consummate the Character of the _Hero_; Sharpness and Poignancy of Wit exerted with the greatest Vigor against the _Holy Order_; in short, Religion and all that is Sacred, Burlesqu'd and Ridicul'd; To see this, I say, and withall, to reflect upon the fatal Effects which these things have already had, and how much worse are likely to follow, if not timely prevented, cannot but fill the Minds of all good Men with very dismal Apprehensions.
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Thus refreshed, we presently resumed the march with renewed vigor and determination.
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Three months of camp life on Lake Tahoe would restore an Egyptian mummy to his pristine vigor, and give him an appetite like an alligator.
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At the first break of dawn we were always up and running foot-races to tone down excess of physical vigor and exuberance of spirits.
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His conscience stood in inverse relation to the vigor of his body.
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I did not look forward to such a state of vigor and strength.
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My lungs, so long diseased, breathed with new vigor, and I returned thanks to God for the results of faith.
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He unites suppleness with force, he combines grace with vigor.
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Our public men, and our leaders of opinion, frequently and earnestly express their concern over the decline of importance in our State governments, the lessened vigor of the State spirit.
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Because the enforcement of all laws is in some degree imperfect, it does not follow that there is no disgrace and no mischief in the spectacle of a law enforced with spectacular vigor, and even violence, in a thousand cases where such enforcement cannot be successfully resisted, and deliberately treated as a dead letter in a hundred thousand cases where its enforcement would show how widespread and intense is the people's disapproval of the law.
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Experience hath shown how much the renouncing of tobacco, wine and opium, giveth health, strength and intellectual enjoyments, penetration of judgment and physical vigor.
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Katharine opened her lips and drew in her breath, as if to reply with equal vigor, when the shutting of a door in the next room withdrew her attention, and they both became conscious that the voices, which had been rising and falling round the tea-table, had fallen silent; the light, even, seemed to have sunk lower.
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He had a fine head, the brow arched in the Elizabethan manner, but the gentle, honest eyes were rather skeptical than glowing with the Elizabethan vigor.
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As Denham spoke, she followed his words and considered their bearing with an easy vigor which spoke of a capacity long hoarded and unspent.
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Having absorbed the unwelcome thought, her mind went on with additional vigor, derived from the victory; on a sheet of paper lines of figures and symbols frequently and firmly written down marked the different stages of its progress.
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He was now fifty-three years old, in the prime of his life and the full vigor of his powers.
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His figure was bent, his voice was feeble, his face was haggard, but his superb intellect still retained its vigor to the last.
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He had a few years before given some political speeches in Boston and the adjacent towns, which were well received, but made no deep impression,-from no fault of his, but simply because he had not the right material to work upon, where culture was more in demand than vigor of intellect.
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His broad chest was sunken, his tall form was bent, and a visible air of dejection and unrest had replaced the sturdy vigor of his early manhood.
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And the cheers broke forth with renewed vigor.
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Examples of Vigor

Example #1
It is impossible to say, how many, and how great the _Mischiefs_ are that spring from thence; which if a Man should take a View of, it would perhaps, be one of the most Melancholy Prospects that ever he beheld.
Example #2
And are these then the Entertainments for a Christian to be pleas'd with; for one whose _Salvation_ is to be wrought out with Fear and Trembling?
Example #3
We plodded on, two or three hours longer, and at last the Lake burst upon us-a noble sheet of blue water lifted six thousand three hundred feet above the level of the sea, and walled in by a rim of snow-clad mountain peaks that towered aloft full three thousand feet higher still!
Example #4
We sat down tired and perspiring, and hired a couple of Chinamen to curse those people who had beguiled us.
Example #5
I do not mean the oldest and driest mummies, of course, but the fresher ones.
Example #6
But the world is slow, and people will go to "water cures" and "movement cures" and to foreign lands for health.