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Vigorous vs. Racy

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Vigorous

Strong and healthy; robust
"Her splendid, vigorous body lay still and relaxed under the loose folds of her clothing" (Willa Cather).
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Racy

Having a distinctive and characteristic quality or taste.
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Vigorous

Growing or spreading rapidly
A vigorous vine.
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Racy

Strong and sharp in flavor or odor; piquant or pungent.
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Vigorous

Characterized by or done with force and energy
"With a vigorous shake to get rid of the brine in his hair, he ran into the woods to hunt small game" (John Muir).
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Racy

Risqué; ribald.
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Vigorous

Forceful; effective
A model of vigorous prose.
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Racy

Vigorous; lively.
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Vigorous

Physically strong and active.
A vigorous scrub
A vigorous search
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Racy

Mildly risqué.
She wore a racy dress that was just barely appropriate for the occasion.
A racy story
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Vigorous

Mentally strong and active.
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Racy

Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil.
A racy wine
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Vigorous

Rapid of growth.
A vigorous shrub
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Racy

Exciting to the mind by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively.
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Vigorous

Possessing vigor; full of physical or mental strength or active force; strong; lusty; robust; as, a vigorous youth; a vigorous plant.
Famed for his valor, young,At sea successful, vigorous and strong.
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Racy

(programming) Involving a data race or a race condition.
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Vigorous

Exhibiting strength, either of body or mind; powerful; strong; forcible; energetic; as, vigorous exertions; a vigorous prosecution of a war.
The beginnings of confederacies have been always vigorous and successful.
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Racy

Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil; hence, fresh; rich.
The racy wine,Late from the mellowing cask restored to light.
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Vigorous

Characterized by forceful and energetic action or activity;
A vigorous hiker
Gave her skirt a vigorous shake
A vigorous campaign
A vigorous foreign policy
Vigorous opposition to the war
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Racy

Hence: Exciting to the mental taste by a strong or distinctive character of thought or language; peculiar and piquant; fresh and lively.
Our raciest, most idiomatic popular words.
Burns's English, though not so racy as his Scotch, is generally correct.
The rich and racy humor of a natural converser fresh from the plow.
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Vigorous

Strong and active physically or mentally;
A vigorous old man who spent half of his day on horseback
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Racy

Somewhat suggestive of sexual themes; slightly improper; risqué.
Rich, racy verses, in which weThe soil from which they come, taste, smell, and see.
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Racy

Full of zest or vigor;
A racy literary style
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Racy

Suggestive of sexual impropriety;
A blue movie
Blue jokes
He skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
A juicy scandal
A naughty wink
Naughty words
Racy anecdotes
A risque story
Spicy gossip
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