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When budgets tighten, the study found, police tend to pursue civil asset forfeiture with greater vigor.

Yes, you’d get flak if you voted to raise taxes, but the greatest danger comes from failing to fight the left with sufficient vigor.

He emphasized youth, vigor and centrist reforms to narrowly defeat his Socialist and Gaullist rivals.

Some research suggests when people are confronted with information that conflicts with their pre-existing views, they counterargue in their minds with such vigor that they end up with more extreme views than prior to the correction.

From Fortune

That would bring new vigor to the fight for school choice, starting with DeVos’ $5 billion tax credit to back privately funded school voucher programs, which support students opting out of traditional public schools for private or parochial schools.

From Ozy

Stittsworth sighed and gazed out the window, whereupon he noticed a male goat mounting a female goat with extreme vigor.

She speaks with vigor about her projects, pointing out her favorite pieces in the museum and library.

It was only the 8th minute of the game, and Argentina was flowing with dangerous vigor.

It looked as if Chrome was lying in wait, but aboard the horse Victor Espinoza sensed a diminished vigor.

House Speaker John Boehner has stalled on immigration with great vigor.

She bathed Madame Ratignolle's face with cologne, while Robert plied the fan with unnecessary vigor.

Tim says more by the vigor of his smoking than Perry Thomas could express in a year's oration.

Gunn possessed a purple complexion which attained to full vigor of coloring in the nasal region.

He possessed a mind of great vigor and enterprise, and was characterized by integrity and amiableness.

But the new column infused vigor and hope in the hearts of a garrison that had ceased even to despair.


On this page you'll find 151 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vigor, such as: ability, agility, alertness, capability, dynamism, and endurance.

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