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used in David Copperfield

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The exact meaning of robust can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "a robust person" — strong and healthy
  • "a robust system" — unlikely to fail
  • "a robust defense" — strong and energetic
  • "robust flavor" — strong, rich, and complex
  • She replied, 'My brother is robust, I am obliged to you.'
    Chapters 25-27 (57% in)
  • Annie, my dear, I am sure you must perfectly recollect that your cousin never was strong — not what can be called ROBUST, you know,' said Mrs. Markleham, with emphasis, and looking round upon us generally, '— from the time when my daughter and himself were children together, and walking about, arm-in-arm, the livelong day.'
    Chapters 19-21 (13% in)
  • For a long time, though studying and working patiently, I had accustomed myself to robust exercise.
    Chapters 58-60 (14% in)
  • When our first emotion was over, and he sat before the fire with the children on his knees, and the blaze shining on his face, he looked, to me, as vigorous and robust, withal as handsome, an old man, as ever I had seen.
    Chapters 63-64 (7% in)

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