vigor vigor  /ˈvɪ ɡər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) active strength of body or mind
  2. (n) forceful exertion
  3. (n) an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)

Usage(s):

  1. As a young man full of vigor he had jumped into the sea from rocks near his home, a fishing village in the northern Spanish region of Galicia.
  2. On primary night, however, the old Kennedy vigor returned.
  3. If Scarface falls short of justifying its running time or its ambitions, it is still exhilarating for its vigor and craftsmanship.

News

  1. U.S. Open Cup: D.C. much more United than Union

    BOYDS, Md. — In a semipro setting in the amateur confines of the Maryland SoccerPlex, the Philadelphia Union matched the intensity and vigor brought by the smattering of fans Wednesday night.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

  2. SOCCER: Union bow out in 4th round of U.S. Open Cup to D.C.

    BOYDS, Md. - In a semipro setting in the amateur confines of the Maryland SoccerPlex, the Philadelphia Union about matched the intensity and vigor brought by the smattering of fans Wednesday night. In front of the sparse crowd of supporters, the Union endured a listless first 75 minutes before eventually bowing out to D.C. United, 3-1, in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Mercury

  3. SLIDESHOW: Vigor Industrial and SSCC teaming up to launch Harbor Island training center

    UPDATE June 7 South Seattle Community College and Vigor Industrial celebrated the opening of the newest extension of the SSCC campus, the Harbor Island Training Center located literally on site at the Vigor Shipyard on Harbor Island. The ribbon cutting featured State Rep. Larry Seaquist, chair of the House Higher Education Committee, Vigor Industrial CEO Frank Foti, SSCC President Gary Oertli ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: West Seattle Herald

Quotes

  1. A spokesperson for Karzai said that Senator Obama affirmed that he is "committed to supporting Afghanistan and to continue the war against terrorism with vigor."
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Humayun Source: Periódico 26

  2. A few days later, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the US economy will "emerge from this period with renewed vigor."
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Beliefnet.com

  3. Pakistan's ambassador to the US, Husain Haqqani, said in a statement that his country is "confronting the menace of terrorism with great vigor."
    on Nov 28, 2008 By: Husain Haqqani Source: International Herald Tribune

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