Examples of verve in a Sentence
She played with skill and verve.
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Fashion designers came from Paris and New York to draw inspiration from its urban verve.
The singsong verse of the morality plays is countered by ribald cross talk delivered with naturalistic verve.
There are countless tales to tell — tales of North Korea and Russia, of competitive grit and volunteerism and verve.
Here was a postmodern love song dished out with attitude and verve by a band that seemed to come out of nowhere.
There's also preeminent anti-love interest Clementine in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, portrayed with verve by Kate Winslet.
Played with great verve and arch humor by Gleeson, this McGregor is a London transplant out of his element.
The Toffees have been over-reliant on the goals of Wayne Rooney and could do with a new forward man to inject some verve into their attack.
Coleman has countered most losses with verve and poise.
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debilitation, debility, delicacy, disablement, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, impotency, infirmity, powerlessness, puniness, slightness, softness, tenderness, weakness;
VERVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of verve for English Language Learners
: great energy and enthusiasm
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