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vigor
used in The Souls of Black Folk

4 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 had steeled his right arm against it, and fought it with the vigor of determination.
    Chapter 12 (54% in)
  • Some day the Awakening will come, when the pent-up vigor of ten million souls shall sweep irresistibly toward the Goal, out of the Valley of the Shadow of Death, where all that makes life worth living—Liberty, Justice, and Right—is marked "For White People Only."
    Chapter 10 (99% in)
  • Little of beauty has America given the world save the rude grandeur God himself stamped on her bosom; the human spirit in this new world has expressed itself in vigor and ingenuity rather than in beauty.
    Chapter 14 (7% in)
  • Let there spring, Gentle One, from out its leaves vigor of thought and thoughtful deed to reap the harvest wonderful.
    Afterthought (32% in)

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