Definition of vigorous:
ready, busy, diligent, agile, expeditious, persuasive, prompt, iron, officious, quick, able-bodied, supple, dynamical, dynamic, red-blooded, mobile, energetic, kinetic, hard-hitting, strapping, wide awake, forcible, action, effective, nimble, enterprising, restless, bustling, robust, driving.
- healthy (part of speech: adjective)
- lively (part of speech: adjective)
- energetic (part of speech: adjective)
- powerful (part of speech: adjective)
vigorous (part of speech: adjective)
- strong (part of speech: adjective)
General Bennigsen would, I believe, have retired early in the day from ground which he ought never to have occupied; but the corps in our front made so vigorous a resistance that, though occasionally we gained a little ground, yet we were never able to drive them from the woods or the village of Heinrichsdorf."- "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
" I have certainly noticed," was my answer, " that your modern women seem generally to possess a vigorous development and appearance of power above the waist which were only occasionally seen in our day."- "Equality", Edward Bellamy.
- "Joan of Arc of the North Woods", Holman Day.