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synonyms for élan-vital

  • psyche
  • soul
  • vital force
  • vitality
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How to use élan-vital in a sentence

To make the effort of articulation a vital impulse in response to a mental concept,—this is the object sought.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
But this theory of a merciful, and loving Heavenly Father is vital to the Christian religion.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
According to Metchnikoff, this property of leukocytes resides entirely within themselves, depending upon their own vital activity.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
If the hunter venture to come close to such a monster, and his dagger fail to pierce the vital spot, there is no help for him.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
These lofty strategical questions must not make me forget an equally vital munitions message just to hand.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Nor was it merely the words of ceremonial which were of vital importance: other details must be attended to with equal exactness.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
There was no pain—apparently no disease; simply a sudden sinking of the vital powers.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Skillful work had made it seem a vital thing to the people, and hundreds of letters and telegrams poured in to representatives.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
The navigation of the air approaches it in character, but does not present the vital problems of undersea travel.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
When worn about the waist, it produces pressure upon the vital organs and thus deforms the body.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
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