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strenuous
used in Dracula

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Definition
energetic; or physically or mentally difficult or requiring endurance
  • With a careless motion, she flung to the ground, callous as a devil, the child that up to now she had clutched strenuously to her breast, growling over it as a dog growls over a bone.
    Chapter 16 (36% in)
  • Even more, we have seen amongst us that he can even grow younger, that his vital faculties grow strenuous, and seem as though they refresh themselves when his special pabulum is plenty.
    Chapter 18 (47% in)
  • To this plan I strenuously objected, and so far as my going was concerned, for I said that I intended to stay and protect Mina.
    Chapter 22 (50% in)

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