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vigorousadjective

uk   /ˈvɪɡ.ər.əs/  us   /-ɚ-/
very ​forceful or ​energetic: a vigorous ​debate There has been vigorous ​opposition to the ​proposals for a new ​road. He ​takes plenty of vigorous ​exercise. healthy and ​strong: Cutting the ​bush back in the ​autumn will ​helppromote vigorous ​growth in the ​spring.
vigorously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of vigorous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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