vim and vigor

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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