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A.Word.A.Day--vim

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This week's theme: yours to discover.

vim (vim) noun

Energy, enthusiasm, exuberance, vigor.

[From Latin vis (strength, energy, force).]

See more usage examples of vim in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)

"Watford, playing with enthusiasm and vim, had dominated the opening minutes." Tim Collings; Watford Suffer Sinking Feeling; The Independent (London, UK); Dec 31, 2006.

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Every natural form -- palm leaves and acorns, oak leaves and sumach and dodder -- are untranslatable aphorisms. -Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862)

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