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vigorous

1. Possessing vigor; full of physical or mental strength or active force; strong; lusty; robust; as, a vigorous youth; a vigorous plant. Famed for his valor, young, at sea successful, vigorous and strong. (waller)

2. Exhibiting strength, either of body or mind; powerful; strong; forcible; energetic; as, vigorous exertions; a vigorous prosecution of a war. The beginnings of confederacies have been always vigorous and successful. (Davenant) Vigorously, Vigorousness.

Origin: Cf. OF. Vigoros, F. Vigoureux, LL. Vigorosus.


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Thinking in terms of evolution

... Darwin is relevant here also, I think: With savages, the weak in body or mind are soon eliminated; and those that survive commonly exhibit a vigorous state of health. We civilised men, on the other hand, do our utmost to check the process of elimination; we build asylums for the imbecile, ...

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Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Thinking in terms of evolution
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Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:09 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Problems making chemically competent cells
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evolution and endangered species

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by Luxorien
Wed Sep 19, 2012 5:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution and endangered species
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Topic: ECF volume change after exercise
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Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:51 am
 
Forum: Evolution
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