Definition of 'vigour'
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Example sentences containing 'vigour'
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He certainly fought his corner with great vigour and determination. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A team that dazzled with their offensive patterns, vigour and energy. The Sun (2016)Since then, though, he has struck five times in four games and showed renewed vigour. The Sun (2016)Or keep trays on a sunny windowsill for 10 days; it makes a big difference to subsequent vigour when early growth is strong. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can ask them to shut up, of course, but they will only look incredulous and then carry right on with renewed vigour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The next US president cannot afford to tune out their concerns, for they will reappear with renewed vigour next time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is all done with great vigour. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Feeding in spring and autumn will restore strength and vigour. The Sun (2014)You give me fresh life and vigour. Pride and Prejudice (1813)My old vim and vigour seemed to be missing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But behind all this vigour is a new uncertainty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our team needs younger players who will be ready to display vigour and strength when defending the national colours. The Sun (2014)It has no vigour or energy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But fresh faces have arrived, adding a natural burst of enthusiasm and vigour to the place. The Sun (2012)He had vigour, energy and the simple willingness to use brute power on his side. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Spring morning in Lithuania is a celebration of the vigour of life. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)He is full of vim and vigour today, too. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet Swansea began the second period with renewed vigour. The Sun (2012)You go home, brimming with new political vigour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They sing high in the treetops repeating their double or triple whistles with great vigour, especially at dawn and dusk. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But there is this kind of stoicism about the inevitably of not getting a conviction and then they don't pursue cases with great vigour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And she did it, invariably, with force nine vigour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It can provide a feeling of well-being, vigour and vitality. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)He played with such enthusiasm and vigour, wanting to do take after take, and sang along while he was playing. The Sun (2014)That said, other scenes have the vigour and messy vitality that the best Russian cinema seems to be able to capture so well at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'vigour'
British English: vigour NOUN
Vigour is physical or mental energy and enthusiasm.
He has approached his job with renewed vigour.
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