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Synonyms for energy

Synonyms for energy

Synonyms for energy

enterprising or ambitious drive

an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)

a healthy capacity for vigorous activity

any source of usable power

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the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States

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When he utilizes combined energy, his fighting men become as it were like unto rolling logs or stones.
Thus the energy developed by good fighting men is as the momentum of a round stone rolled down a mountain thousands of feet in height.
They have with great propriety, considered energy as the most necessary qualification of the former, and have regarded this as most applicable to power in a single hand, while they have, with equal propriety, considered the latter as best adapted to deliberation and wisdom, and best calculated to conciliate the confidence of the people and to secure their privileges and interests.
That unity is conducive to energy will not be disputed.
In the conduct of war, in which the energy of the Executive is the bulwark of the national security, every thing would be to be apprehended from its plurality.
The letter had about every demerit of party letters in general; it was expressed with the energy of a believer; it was personal; it was a little more than half unfair, and about a quarter untrue.
What was the good of damping the energy they displayed in the painful work of escape?
Great energy of character was needed to enable him thus to sustain the situation with philosophy.
For the first time, energy and confidence abandoned the heart of the unfortunate man.
There was, it might be said, the energy of her mother's unexpected family, as well as the natural energy of Tess's years, rekindled after the experience which had so overwhelmed her for the time.
Of pluck--that is, energy and courage--Vronsky did not merely feel that he had enough; what was of far more importance, he was firmly convinced that no one in the world could have more of this "pluck" than he had.
About all her figure, and especially her head, there was a certain expression of energy, and, at the same time, of softness.
What is needed now is a coherent strategy that deals directly with our fundamental geopolitical dilemma: How to grow our economy while reducing our dependence on imported energy and, over time, carbon-emitting fuels.
Remarkably, this new breed of energy colleges and universities has witnessed a virtual renaissance in energy exploration, process, and logistics.
But energy is not a fixed cost--it can be controlled.