Thesaurus / strenuous


They are a mad, racing breed—fat, unwearied, and strenuous—the pick of their species.

The Ship DwellersAlbert Bigelow Paine

In spite of his success, however, Pershing was not yet ready to take up the strenuous course in the Military Academy.

The Story of General PershingEverett T. (Everett Titsworth) Tomlinson

There at least he would find peace from the strenuous amours of Margharita as trolled by the revelers.

It had also resisted the strenuous efforts of Charles the Fifth; and was now stronger than it ever had been.

His powers depend for their effectiveness on their deliberative and strenuous exertions.

Gillette, as most American theater-goers know, wove a love interest into the strenuous life of the famous detective.

Charles Frohman: Manager and ManIsaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman

Casualties were not exceptionally heavy, but the strenuous work and perpetual stress of the nerves told on them.

Norman Ten HundredA. Stanley Blicq

In spite of strenuous search they were not found and Johann let fall an insinuation that the search was a sham.

By dint of the strenuous will of others, to which he yielded himself, he was kept on his feet through the whole run of the play.

The Lowest RungMary Cholmondeley

He bore bodily pain with a strenuous determination and with an unabated zeal in the great business of his life.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.