toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

vigor
used in Moby Dick

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
forceful exertion;
or: active strength of body or mind;
or: an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
  • But as all my remonstrances produced no effect upon Queequeg, I was obliged to acquiesce; and accordingly prepared to set about this business with a determined rushing sort of energy and vigor, that should quickly settle that trifling little affair.
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (3% in)

There are no more uses of "vigor" in Moby Dick.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®