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The romance of elan energized the volunteers who flocked to the colors in the early years of the struggle.

Now that we know about DNA, we no longer need an elan vital.

The Italian automaker brought new management, design ideas, cash, and marketing elan to the company.

As the indictment notes, Martoma was regarded by an SAC official as a “one-trick pony with Elan.”

Daim is the French for deer, and cerf for stag; elan is the true term, when one would speak of an elk.

On the north lay the river Elan and on the south the steep side of a mountain towered up against the luminous sky.

The journey from Rhayader to Cwm Elan, a distance of five miles up the valley of the little river, is very beautiful.

Von Bar noticed hippobosci on the elan, during his residence in Knigsberg.

In these works the musician finds nerve, sparkle, elan, and brightness combined with technical charm and richness of thought.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to elan, such as: animation, ardor, dash, flair, impetus, and life.

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