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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Americal Dictionary of the English Language

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Strenuous

STRENUOUS, adjective [Latin]

1. Eagerly pressing or urgent; zealous; ardent; as a strenuous advocate for national rights; a strenuous opposer of African slavery.

2. Bold and active; valiant, intrepid and ardent; as a strenuous defender of his country.