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vim and vigor

An abundance or excessive amount of boisterous, youthful energy, enthusiasm, or vitality. For all their vim and vigor, these underdogs just didn't have the skill necessary to beat the returning champions. It took having kids of my own to remember how full vim and vigor a child can be at 6 AM. Nothing like a swim in the brisk Atlantic ocean to fill you with vim and vigor first thing in the morning.
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vim and vigor

Cliché energy; enthusiasm. Show more vim and vigor! Let us know you're alive. She's sure got a lot of vim and vigor.
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vim and vigor

Ebullient vitality and energy, as in He was full of vim and vigor after that swim. This redundant expression uses both vim and vigor in the sense of "energy" or "strength."
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vim and vigor

n. energy; enthusiasm; moxie. Show more vim and vigor! Let us know you’re alive.
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vim and vigor

Enormous vitality and energy. This alliterative phrase is actually redundant. The noun vim is thought to come from the Latin vis, meaning strength and energy, and became American slang around the mid-1800s. Vigor, on the other hand, has meant energetic strength since the 1300s.
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vim and vigor

Full of vitality and enthusiasm. Here's another redundant phase : “vim” comes from a Latin word for “stength,” while “vigor” means the same thing. But alliteration carries the day, so if you're full of vim and vigor, you're hot to trot and go to go. A similar expression is “piss 'n' vinegar,” the latter word having long been used to mean a sharp vitality.
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The field seedling emergence test allowed differ lots of high vigor (1 and 3), medium vigor, with emergency between 83-77% and lots of low vigor with emergency less than 76%.
Simple correlation coefficients calculated among the vigor tests showed that most of the tests were correlated with each other except for thousand seed weight, oil and protein content (Table 2).
Portanto, os resultados obtidos permitem afirmar que as cultivares/lotes apresentaram comportamentos distintos, com relacao ao uso e elevacao nas doses do biorregulador Stimulate[R], com relacao ao desempenho das sementes no teste de germinacao, bem como das plantulas na classificacao do vigor.
A massa seca da parte aerea das plantulas de soja nao apresentou diferenca significativa para separar os lotes em diferentes niveis de vigor (Figura 3c), ao contrario da massa seca das raizes (Figura 3d) que diferenciou os lotes de sementes de soja em tres niveis de vigor, assim como os resultados de CPA e CR, destacando o LII como sendo o mais vigoroso (Figuras 3a e b, respectivamente), corroborando com os resultados obtidos por Nascimento e Pereira (2007), os quais indicaram a eficiencia da avaliacao do comprimento de raiz primaria para separar lotes de sementes de alface em diferentes niveis de vigor.
Under normal conditions, the germination percentage, seedling dry weight, seedling vigor and seedling length increased by increasing seed size.
O teste de condutividade eletrica foi eficiente em destacar os lotes com baixo e alto vigor, de acordo com a classificacao apontada anteriormente.
Bajo la premisa anterior, se propuso como objetivo del presente trabajo evaluar el efecto de Polietilenglicol, Acido Giberelico y Nitrato de Potasio como Osmoacondicionadores para mejorar el vigor de la semilla de chile ancho.
Size does matter: variation in herbivory between and within plants and the plant vigor hypothesis.
Queremos que sepan cuales son las consecuencias de la HB56, si es que entra en vigor y cuales son las fechas porque con las demandas que hay interpuestas esto podria modificarse", dijo Saavedra.
has introduced the next generation of extreme-performance, rugged, portable computers, the Vigor Evo HD.
It can be described as a decrease in vigor, increase levels of tension, depression, anger, fatigue, anxiety, and the inability to concentrate.
Louis, MO) has patented a method of improving the yield and vigor of an agronomic plant involves treating plants such as soybeans and corn and/or their propagation material with a composition that includes an active agent, such as a diazole fungicide, a triazole fungicide, or a strobilurin-type fungicide, which has the capacity to improve the yield and/or the vigor of the plant in the absence of pest pressure by fungal plant pathogens.
Therefore, it may be necessary to extend germination studies to include seedling vigor when smoke is used as a germination cue.