lose+vigor

  • 1 vigor — n. 1) to regain one s vigor 2) to lose one s vigor 3) to sap smb. s vigor 4) the vigor to + inf. (does he have enough vigor to get everything done?) …

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  • 2 To lose one's life — Life Life (l[imac]f), n.; pl. {Lives} (l[imac]vz). [AS. l[imac]f; akin to D. lijf body, G. leib body, MHG. l[imac]p life, body, OHG. l[imac]b life, Icel. l[imac]f, life, body, Sw. lif, Dan. liv, and E. live, v. [root]119. See {Live}, and cf.… …

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  • 3 collapse — v 1. cave in, tumble down, founder, give way, crumple, crumple up, fall down, fall inward or outward, come apart; crumble, fall into pieces, break into fragments, break apart, fall into ruin; be demolished, be torn down, be felled, be pulled down …

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  • 4 Wither — With er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Withered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withering}.] [OE. wideren; probably the same word as wederen to weather (see {Weather}, v. & n.); or cf. G. verwittern to decay, to be weather beaten, Lith. vysti to wither.] [1913… …

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  • 5 Withered — Wither With er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Withered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withering}.] [OE. wideren; probably the same word as wederen to weather (see {Weather}, v. & n.); or cf. G. verwittern to decay, to be weather beaten, Lith. vysti to wither.] [1913… …

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  • 6 Withering — Wither With er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Withered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withering}.] [OE. wideren; probably the same word as wederen to weather (see {Weather}, v. & n.); or cf. G. verwittern to decay, to be weather beaten, Lith. vysti to wither.] [1913… …

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  • 7 deaden — [ded′ n] vt. [ DEAD + EN, replacing ME deden] 1. to lessen the vigor, intensity, or liveliness of; dull 2. to take away the sensitivity of; make numb 3. to treat (a wall, floor, or ceiling) so as to keep sounds from going through; make soundproof …

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  • 8 flag — I. v. n. 1. Hang loose, droop. 2. Languish, droop, faint, decline, pine, sink, succumb, become weak, grow languid, lose vigor, become dejected. 3. Pall, grow stale, become vapid, lose interest. II. n. 1. Flag stone, flat paving stone. 2. Banner,… …

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  • 9 fail — v 1. go wrong, abort, miscarry, not succeed, be defeated, be frustrated; flounder, falter, slip, trip, stumble, blunder; shipwreck, run aground, come to grief, meet with disaster, Inf. come a cropper; miss the mark, miss the boat, Sl. blow it, Sl …

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  • 10 wither — with•er [[t]ˈwɪð ər[/t]] v. i. 1) to shrivel; fade; decay: The grapes had withered on the vine[/ex] 2) to lose the freshness of youth (often fol. by away) 3) to cause to shrivel, fade, or lose vigor or bloom 4) to abash, as by a scathing glance;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 languish — [laŋ′gwish] vi. [ME languishen < extended stem of OFr languir < L languescere < languere, to be weary: see LANGUID] 1. to lose vigor or vitality; fail in health; become weak; droop 2. to live under distressing conditions; continue in a… …

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  • 12 Flag — (fl[a^]g), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flagged} (fl[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flagging} (fl[a^]g g[i^]ng).] [Cf. Icel. flaka to droop, hang loosely. Cf. {Flacker}, {Flag} an ensign.] 1. To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible bodies;… …

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  • 13 Flagged — Flag Flag (fl[a^]g), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flagged} (fl[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flagging} (fl[a^]g g[i^]ng).] [Cf. Icel. flaka to droop, hang loosely. Cf. {Flacker}, {Flag} an ensign.] 1. To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible …

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  • 14 Flagging — Flag Flag (fl[a^]g), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flagged} (fl[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flagging} (fl[a^]g g[i^]ng).] [Cf. Icel. flaka to droop, hang loosely. Cf. {Flacker}, {Flag} an ensign.] 1. To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible …

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  • 15 pine — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English pīn, from Latin pinus; probably akin to Greek pitys pine Date: before 12th century 1. any of a genus (Pinus of the family Pinaceae, the pine family) of coniferous… …

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  • 16 Viminaria — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked) …

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  • 17 Periyar E. V. Ramasamy — For other uses, see Periyar (disambiguation). Periyar E. V. Ramasamy Periyar E. V. Ramasamy during his early life as a merchant Born 17 September 1879(1879 09 17) Erode, Madras P …

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  • 18 languish — languisher, n. /lang gwish/, v.i. 1. to be or become weak or feeble; droop; fade. 2. to lose vigor and vitality. 3. to undergo neglect or experience prolonged inactivity; suffer hardship and distress: to languish in prison for ten years. 4. to be …

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  • 19 seed — seedless, adj. seedlessness, n. seedlike, adj. /seed/, n., pl. seeds, (esp. collectively) seed, v., adj. n. 1. the fertilized, matured ovule of a flowering plant, containing an embryo or rudimentary plant. 2. any propagative part of a plant,… …

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  • 20 sag — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. droop, buckle, warp, curve; slouch, slump; weaken, wilt; decline, languish; lapse, fall off. See obliquity, pendency, curvature. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. depression, settling, sinking, droop, tilt,… …

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