vi·go·ro·so | \ˌvi-gə-ˈrō-(ˌ)sō, ˌvē-, -(ˌ)zō\

Definition of vigoroso 

: energetic in style used as a direction in music

First Known Use of vigoroso

circa 1724, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vigoroso

Italian, literally, vigorous, from Middle French vigorous

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vigor

vigorish

vigorless

vigoroso

vigorous

vigour

vigoureux

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