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vigorously

Pronunciation: /ˈvɪgərəsli/

Translation of vigorously in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • [exercise] enérgicamente; [protest] enérgicamente; [deny] rotundamente; [grow] vigorosamente
    Example sentences
    • A few audience members vigorously nodded their heads in a "Hear, Hear" manner.
    • Pour the eggs and sugar into a large mixing bowl and whisk vigorously, until the sugar has dissolved.
    • The best method for routine hand washing is to cover the hands with soap and vigorously rub for at least 10 seconds.
    Example sentences
    • The obvious interpretation put on each ministerial speech has been vigorously denied by Downing Street.
    • The Justice Department should enforce the laws more vigorously.
    • In the 1860 presidential election Lovejoy campaigned vigorously for Abraham Lincoln.

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