Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a strenuous manner; with eager and pressing zeal; ardently; boldly; vigorously; actively.

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  • adverb In a strenuous manner.

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  • adverb in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously

Etymologies

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strenuous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Most Americans (58%) believe Congress acted appropriately in strenuously opposing the deal, while just 24% say lawmakers made too much of the situation.

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  • One of the things Blunt objects to most strenuously is that few women inherit the ranches and farms they grow up on.

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  • 2. 1Macbeth is again strenuously soft by conscience, as he shrinks in horror from a full of red red blood dagger which his aptitude binds prior to him.

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  • 2. 1Macbeth is again strenuously soft by conscience, as he shrinks in horror from a full of red red blood dagger which his aptitude binds prior to him.

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  • Affected as Emilia was by other sensations, she could not combat the idea strenuously suggested by him, that he had reason to complain of her behaviour.

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  • Affected as Emilia was by other sensations, she could not combat the idea strenuously suggested by him, that he had reason to complain of her behaviour.

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  • Affected as Emilia was by other sensations, she could not combat the idea strenuously suggested by him, that he had reason to complain of her behaviour.

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  • But Zelman told the judge she "strenuously" objected, saying the prosecution's claim of an ongoing investigation "is simply insufficient excuse on which to deny our clients their right to a prompt arraignment."

    Danroy Henry's Arrested Teammates Seek Dismissal Of Charges

  • But Zelman told the judge she "strenuously" objected, saying the prosecution's claim of an ongoing investigation "is simply insufficient excuse on which to deny our clients their right to a prompt arraignment."

    Danroy Henry's Arrested Teammates Seek Dismissal Of Charges

  • But Zelman told the judge she "strenuously" objected, saying the prosecution's claim of an ongoing investigation "is simply insufficient excuse on which to deny our clients their right to a prompt arraignment."

    Danroy Henry's Arrested Teammates Seek Dismissal Of Charges

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