Definition of verve:
- energy (part of speech: noun)
- vigor (part of speech: noun)
- "Wolfville Nights", Alfred Lewis.
All that was wanting to make Du Bartas a poet of the first rank was some faculty of self- criticism; of natural verve and imagination as well as of erudition he had no lack, but in critical faculty he seems to have been totally deficient.- "A Short History of French Literature", George Saintsbury.
- "The Metropolis", Upton Sinclair.