Some articles on vigour:
... the 1960s, a relatively simple way to assess the vigour of this order is to compare the numbers of those in solemn profession (vows) with those in simple profession ... age of friars in respective national grouping is another way of assessing the vigour of the order, but these details are not included here ... spirituality is another (less-precise) way of measuring the vigour of the order ...
... uniform phenotype and benefit from hybrid vigour ... This is the genetic basis of hybrid vigour ... Loss of hybrid vigour occurs and phenotype varies greatly in subsequent generations if F1 hybrids are inter-bred or backcrossed with animals genetically similar to the F1 parent ...
... Under the designation HMT Ocean Vigour the ship was operating the eastern Mediterranean, employed in transporting illegal Jewish immigrants to detention camps in Cyprus ... Runnymede Park, Empire Rival and Ocean Vigour, which sailed for Port-de-Bouc, France ... they sailed for Hamburg, Germany, where on 8 September, the 1,464 immigrants aboard Ocean Vigour were forcibly disembarked by military police and soldiers equipped with truncheons and tear gas, and ...
... Kerner has a good vigour and generally it is grown on a medium vigorous rootstock like SO4. ...
More definitions of "vigour":
- (noun): Active strength of body or mind.
Famous quotes containing the word vigour:
“As I confronted her, the changes grew less apparent to me, her identity stronger. She was there, in the full vigour of her personality, battered but not diminished, looking at me, speaking to me in the husky, breathy voice I remembered so well.”
—Willa Cather (18731947)
“A nation grown free in a single day is a child born with the limbs and the vigour of a man, who would take a drawn sword for his rattle, and set the house in a blaze that he might chuckle over the splendour.”
—Sydney Smith (17711845)
“Knowledge is not a passion from without the mind, but an active exertion of the inward strength, vigour and power of the mind, displaying itself from within.”
—Ralph J. Cudworth (16171688)