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  • 121nerve — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. courage, strength, vigor, vitality; grit, determination, resolution. v. t. embolden, steel, strengthen, invigorate. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The path of nervous impulses] Syn. nerve fiber, nerve tissue …

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  • 122pep — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n., slang, peppiness; energy, vitality, vigor, vim, dash, zest; liveliness, pungency, sharpness, gusto, go (inf.), zing (inf.), pepper (sl.). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. energy, vigor, liveliness; see vigor… …

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  • 123sauce — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dressing, dip, gravy; compote; fillip, flavor, zest, taste; slang, liquor; informal, insolence. See food, drinking. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A condiment] Syn. appetizer, gravy, seasoning; see flavoring …

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  • 124sparkle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. glisten, spark, twinkle, flash, glitter, scintillate; effervesce, bubble. See light, cheerfulness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. glitter, glisten, twinkle; see shine 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v …

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  • 125spirit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. vitalness, essence; soul; ghost, fairy, angel, demon; disposition, temper, mood, humor; energy, vivacity, élan, verve, intrepidity, enthusiasm, dash, gallantry, intent; (pl.) [hard] liquor. See… …

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  • 126verve — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. gusto, vivacity, dash, fervor, elan, vigor. See feeling. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. vigor, energy, liveliness; see strength 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. energy, spirit, liveliness, vivaciousness …

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  • 127vigor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Active strength Nouns 1. vigor, force, might, vim, power, strength, energy, potency, efficacy, activity, vitality, virility; health, stamina; spirit, verve, warmth, exuberance, glow, sap, pith, bloom,… …

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  • 128vim — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. zest, energy, vigor, pep, zip (inf.), ginger (inf.). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. energy, pep, power, lustiness, vigor, action, spirit. III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. vitality, vigor, energy, strength,… …

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  • 129workmanship — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. craftsmanship, handiwork, skill, technique, ex pertness, competence; performance, execution, construction; finish, polish, art. See production. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. craftsmanship, skill, quality of …

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  • 130zip — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n., informal, zero; vigor, zest, energy, ginger (inf.), whiz (inf.), ping (inf.), swish (inf.), pep (sl.). v. flash; swish, whiz; close (a zipper). See velocity. II (Roget s IV) n …

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  • 131assumption — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of taking for granted] Syn. supposition, presupposition, presumption, supposal, conjecture, assuming, taking for granted, accepting, suspicion, surmise, theorization, hypothesization. Ant. proof*, demonstrating,… …

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  • 132boldness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. audacity, hardihood, self reliance; see courage 1 , rudeness . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Willingness to take risks: adventuresomeness, adventurousness, audaciousness, audacity, daredevilry, daredeviltry, daring,… …

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  • 133esprit — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. quickwittedness, intelligence, acumen; see acumen , wit 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner: animation, bounce, brio, dash, élan, life, liveliness, pertness, sparkle, spirit,… …

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  • 134forwardness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. boldness, presumptuousness, impertinence; see rudeness . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being impudent or arrogantly self confident: assumption, audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brashness,… …

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  • 135impertinence — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Disrespectfulness] Syn. impudence, insolence, disrespectfulness; see rudeness . 2. [Lack of pertinence] Syn. irrelevance, immateriality, unsuitability, inappropriateness; see inconsistency , irrelevance . II (Roget s… …

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  • 136rudeness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. discourtesy, bad manners, vulgarity, incivility, impoliteness, impudence, disrespect, misbehavior, barbarity, unmannerliness, ill breeding, crudity, brutality, barbarism, tactlessness, boorishness, unbecoming conduct, lack… …

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  • 137vivacity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sprightliness, liveliness, animation; see enthusiasm 1 , life 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. life, liveliness, bubbliness, effervescence, spirit, animation, ebullience, vitality, bounciness, cheerfulness. ANT.:… …

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  • 138animation — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) see spirit, motion picture II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner: bounce, brio, dash, élan, esprit, life, liveliness, pertness, sparkle, spirit, verve, vigor, vim, vivaciousness …

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  • 139incivility — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. rudeness, discourtesy, disrespect, impoliteness, bad manners, tactlessness, roughness, coarseness. ANT.: civility, courtesy, politeness II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being impudent or… …

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  • 140oomph — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. Sl. 1. energy vigor, muscle, power, elbow grease, exertion. 2. sex appeal *it. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Slang. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner: animation, bounce, brio, dash, élan, esprit, life,… …

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