vigorously


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with intense energy and force

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with vigor

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In Darcy's presence she dared not mention Wickham's name; but Elizabeth instantly comprehended that he was uppermost in her thoughts; and the various recollections connected with him gave her a moment's distress; but exerting herself vigorously to repel the ill-natured attack, she presently answered the question in a tolerably detached tone.
The count would do as I do," replied Raoul, urging his horse vigorously forward.
For a long while they all smoked vigorously and in silence, pondering over the subject matter before them.
It is kept vigorously upon the stretch of excessive vigilance.
The trees are stripped of their nodding burdens, which, easily freed from the rind and core, are gathered together in capacious wooden vessels, where the pulpy fruit is soon worked by a stone pestle, vigorously applied, into a blended mass of a doughy consistency, called by the natives 'Tutao'.
By diving I could evade the bullets and, swimming vigorously, reach the bank, take to the woods and get away home.
If before going to the d'Urbervilles' she had vigorously moved under the guidance of sundry gnomic texts and phrases known to her and to the world in general, no doubt she would never have been imposed on.
He then ensconced himself in a corner, and began to smoke vigorously by way of keeping awake.
Prince Andrew, greatly changed and plainly in better health, but with a fresh horizontal wrinkle between his brows, stood in civilian dress facing his father and Prince Meshcherski, warmly disputing and vigorously gesticulating.
Here is a mine of truth, which, however vigorously it may be worked, is likely to outlast our coal.
But the Tin Woodman seemed at first by no means sure of his powers, and only after polishing his forehead vigorously with the chamois-leather did he resolve to undertake the task.
and his jolly friends,' said the young lady, vigorously cracking a hunting-whip, which she habitually carried in her hand.
This struck the Unworthy Man on the head and set him rubbing that bruised organ vigorously with one hand while vainly attempting to expand an umbrella with the other.
No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it became thickly clothed with vigorously growing young firs.
A third and better theory was advanced by Chamisso, who thought that from the corals growing more vigorously where exposed to the open sea, as undoubtedly is the case, the outer edges would grow up from the general foundation before any other part, and that this would account for the ring or cup-shaped structure.