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Origin of élan
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The romance of elan energized the volunteers who flocked to the colors in the early years of the struggle.Lawrence of Arabia Became Popular as the Dashing Antithesis of the War in Europe|Jack Schwartz|December 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now that we know about DNA, we no longer need an elan vital.Is the Brain No Different From a Light Switch? The Uncomfortable Ideas of the Philosopher Daniel Dennett|Jonathan Weiner|May 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Italian automaker brought new management, design ideas, cash, and marketing elan to the company.Bailout’s Success Lets Treasury Take Loss on General Motors Stock|Daniel Gross|December 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As the indictment notes, Martoma was regarded by an SAC official as a “one-trick pony with Elan.”The Insider-Trading Cloud Hanging Over SAC Capital’s Steven A. Cohen|Daniel Gross|November 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Daim is the French for deer, and cerf for stag; elan is the true term, when one would speak of an elk.The Last of the Mohicans|James Fenimore Cooper
On the north lay the river Elan and on the south the steep side of a mountain towered up against the luminous sky.The Blue Germ|Martin Swayne
The journey from Rhayader to Cwm Elan, a distance of five miles up the valley of the little river, is very beautiful.
Von Bar noticed hippobosci on the elan, during his residence in Knigsberg.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
In these works the musician finds nerve, sparkle, elan, and brightness combined with technical charm and richness of thought.Great Violinists And Pianists|George T. Ferris