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  • adj. superlative form of robust: most robust.

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Examples

  • The sanest and best of us are of one clay with lunatics and prison inmates, and death finally runs the robustest of us down.

    The Varieties of Religious Experience

  • None but the robustest of officials is allowed to direct the affairs of the new Ministry of Health.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, December 1, 1920

  • His was the robustest poetic intellect of the century; his the serenest outlook; his, almost the sole unfaltering footsteps along the perilous ways of speculative thought.

    Life of Robert Browning

  • Three or four months of this weary sameness will kill the robustest appetite.

    A Tramp Abroad

  • Here it must be confessed that modern sympathy is apt to falter, for though we can understand the zeal of American tourists for chips of palaces and the communal moral code peculiar to arch├Žologists, coin collectors, and umbrella snatchers, we cannot understand the enthusiasm which the manliest, holiest, and robustest minds then displayed for relics, for stray split straws and strained twigs from the fledged bird's nests whence holy souls had fled to other skies.

    Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln A Short Story of One of the Makers of Mediaeval England

  • a sort of series of natural fish-hooks, which try the robustest patience.

    Letters from the Cape

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