Examples of vigorous in a Sentence
She remained vigorous into her nineties.
His speech was met with vigorous applause.
She gave a vigorous defense of her beliefs.
Recent Examples of vigorous from the Web
Trump opened his second visit to Europe at a Polish castle, welcomed by President Andrzej Duda and a vigorous handshake.
Take them from healthy, vigorous shoots in early summer and stick them into pots filled with equal amounts of sphagnum peat moss and horticultural perlite.
By naming his current string of dates the Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day Tour, Bryan acknowledges the vigorous lifestyle embraced by his vast fan base.
Today, many CF kids become CF adults, thanks in part to vigorous treatments like the vest, which costs about $20,000.
Here are some: Kastooree (Mangifera casturi): Kastooree (or kasturi) is a vigorous tree that forms a tight, upright canopy with shiny, dark green leaves contrasted with bright red new growth.
Even after a run through the dishwasher or a vigorous scrub, your cutting board is probably still covered in harmful bacteria.
But since March, Afghan forces supported by American Special Operations troops have been mounting a vigorous campaign against the Islamic State in Achin District, also in the Spin Ghar range but about 50 miles to the east of Tora Bora.
Dry beans must be subjected to vigorous boiling for at least 20 minutes after soaking to destroy that toxic substance.
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Origin and Etymology of vigorous
Middle English vigorous, vigrous, from Anglo-French, from vigour
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of vigorous
VIGOROUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vigorous for English Language Learners
: healthy and strong
: done with great force and energy
VIGOROUS Defined for Kids
Definition of vigorous for Students
1 : very healthy and strong a vigorous plant
2 : done with force and energy vigorous exercise
vigorouslyadverb I shook it vigorously.
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