[ US /ˈvɪɡɝ/ ]
  1. an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
    his writing conveys great energy
    a remarkable muscularity of style
  2. active strength of body or mind
  3. forceful exertion
    he's full of zip
    he plays tennis with great energy
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How To Use vigor In A Sentence

  • Vigorously he hops and stomps along with the music.
  • Defence lawyers routinely accuse victims who failed to make 'vigorous enough' protests, as in fact having consented.
  • He gives an amusing account of the vigorous campaign against his hospital closure programme. Times, Sunday Times
  • 'Mmm, this cream cheese is delicious,' announced the girl next to me, biting into her croissant with vigor.
  • For a time, the revolt chilled the atmosphere in which they had to operate and stimulated a vigorous debate within their fracturing movement about the appropriate means to effect the desired end of emancipation.
  • Do not use power sanders or even vigorous hand brushing.
  • These reforms are meant to reinvigorate local democracy and reconnect people with politicians. Times, Sunday Times
  • Surely one of the agonizing attributes of our post – September 11 age is the unending need to reaffirm realities that have been proved, and proved again, but just as doggedly denied by those in power, forcing us to live trapped between two narratives of present history, the one gaining life and color and vigor as more facts become known, the other growing ever paler, brittler, more desiccated, barely sustained by the life support of official power. 'The Moment Has Come to Get Rid of Saddam'
  • Take spinal charities competing vigorously for funds. Times, Sunday Times
  • This case for a belief module is far from unassailable, and indeed every one of these prongs is still vigorously disputed, but the whole picture is compelling.
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