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Vigorous vs. Racy

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Vigorousadjective

Physically strong and active.

Racyadjective

Mildly risqué.

‘She wore a racy dress that was just barely appropriate for the occasion.’; ‘a racy story’;

Vigorousadjective

Rapid of growth.

‘a vigorous shrub’;

Racyadjective

Having a strong flavor indicating origin; of distinct characteristic taste; tasting of the soil.

‘a racy wine’;

Vigorousadjective

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.’;

Racyadjective

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

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Vigorousadjective

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.’;

Racyadjective

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

Vigorousadjective

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’;

Racyadjective

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.’;

Vigorousadjective

strong and active physically or mentally;

‘a vigorous old man who spent half of his day on horseback’;

Racyadjective

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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Racyadjective

somewhat suggestive of sexual themes; slightly improper; risqué.

‘Rich, racy verses, in which weThe soil from which they come, taste, smell, and see.’;

Racyadjective

full of zest or vigor;

‘a racy literary style’;

Racyadjective

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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