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  • adj. Alternative form of vigorous.


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  • After one particularly 'vigourous' Carnival when I was 16, I was laid low for a few days, confined to the couch in our tv room, feeling extremely sorry for myself and nursing not only a bad cold, but also terribly sore muscles.

    The Guardian World News

  • But seriously, the idea of a driving test makes sense once you have experienced the 'vigourous' driving style of many Mexican bus and taxi drivers: -)

    Drivers Licenses

  • Barbadian diaspora blogger Doan Mind Me, on the other hand, seems unconcerned, writing a humourously quirky post - which he calls the “book of Pork-etry” - suggesting, with a vigourous nod to George Orwell's Animal Farm, that the swine of the world are somehow getting their comeuppance:

    Global Voices in English » Caribbean: When Pigs Fly?

  • When I cannot shake off tiredness after vigourous sports

    Matte black phones top people’s desires

  • Hopefully they will be caught with their pants down yet again and a new Tory Government will be able to direct a more vigourous and penetrating enquiry than has hitherto been the case with Labour.

    Archive 2008-01-20

  • Instead a carefully choreographed charade has been conducted under the heading of ‘line-by-line scrutiny’ accompanied by some vigourous whipping of backsliders who have had all manner of threats made to them.

    Archive 2008-03-02

  • It was interesting to note the vigourous nodding of heads at this.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Thanks for this vigourous bunch of comments. by Stephen Fox on Tuesday, Oct 27, 2009 at 10: 02: 50 AM

    Former Finnish Health Official Blasts Swine Flu BS

  • If he really wanted to clarify, he should have done it immediately after the debate rather than attacking Hillary for the vigourous diplomacy she has always advocated.

    Obama Clarifies Position On Meeting With Foreign Leaders

  • (I suspect it is wilful: the Israeli press is one of the most vigourous in the world.)

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...


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