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strenuous
used in Babbitt

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Definition
energetic; or physically or mentally difficult or requiring endurance
  • But Babbitt strenuously believed and lengthily announced to the world of Good Fellows that Paul could have been a great violinist or painter or writer.
    Chapter 4 (24% in)
  • He heard Sheldon Smeeth, educational director of the Y.M.C.A. and leader of the church-choir, a pale but strenuous young man with curly hair and a smile, teaching a class of sixteen-year-old boys.
    Chapter 16 (58% in)

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