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vigor
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
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Definition
forceful exertion;
or: active strength of body or mind;
or: an imaginative lively style — especially a style of writing
  • He took back the hoe and proceeded to hack out a small, square dominion over the jungle, attacking his task with such muscular vigor we would surely, and soon, have tomatoes and beans coming out our ears.
    Book 1 — Genesis (41% in)
  • Nevertheless, we both had to do the Verse, Genesis 4, about Cain and Abel, after her so-called brush with the lion, and what with all that and the broken arm, Mother feared for our lives with fresh vigor.
    Book 2 — Revelation (60% in)

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