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robust
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
strong
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
  • Philip noticed then that Miss Wilkinson had a robust form and was proud of it.
    31-32 — Chapters 31-32 (79% in)
  • He delighted in the robust common sense of Thomas Hobbes; Spinoza filled him with awe, he had never before come in contact with a mind so noble, so unapproachable and austere; it reminded him of that statue by Rodin, L'Age d'Airain, which he passionately admired; and then there was Hume: the scepticism of that charming philosopher touched a kindred note in Philip; and, revelling in the lucid style which seemed able to put complicated thought into simple words, musical and measured, he...
    53-54 — Chapters 53-54 (24% in)

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