Thesaurus / elan
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A certain proportion of this would, of course, be allowed to escape, as it would never do to stop the river Elan altogether.

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

The Last of the MohicansJames Fenimore Cooper

These people are much given to bleed, and therefore stop their noses with deer hair or the hair of an elan.

His feoffees were to pay nineteen marks “for ye makyng ye sayd Elan nun.”

He could not appreciate the weakness of assuming the defensive in the midst of the elan of a successful advance.

The course of the aqueduct from Elan to Birmingham was marked by a thin red line.

The Blue GermMartin Swayne

Compare also Bergsons elan vital, in Lvolution Cratrice, p. 100 et seq.

He couldn't remain in one body more than a month: it would mean the final death of his elan, his bodiless sentience.

Sam, carried away by the elan of the performance, was unable to resist joining them.

Penrod and SamBooth Tarkington

Elan was its characteristic—but it was hard to reduce to the stratified regularity of an army.

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