vigorous

[ vig-er-uhs ]
/ ˈvɪg ər əs /
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adjective

full of or characterized by vigor: a vigorous effort.
strong; active; robust: a vigorous youngster.
energetic; forceful: vigorous steps;a vigorous personality.
powerful in action or effect: vigorous law enforcement.
growing well, as a plant.

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Origin of vigorous

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin vigorōsus; see vigor, -ous

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2. See active.

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British Dictionary definitions for vigorous

vigorous
/ (ˈvɪɡərəs) /

adjective

endowed with bodily or mental strength or vitality; robust
displaying, involving, characterized by, or performed with vigourvigorous growth

Derived forms of vigorous

vigorously, adverbvigorousness, noun
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