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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Enthusiasm. Energy, excitement, or great pleasure.

Usage examples (32)
  • It came in a spurt of brilliance. It is shot through with originality, verve, and-why not go all the way?-genius.
  • Mistral tuned his lyre for a poetry that in verve and vigour does not yield to any of his previous works.
  • To have that kind of verve and oomph must be amazing.
  • That kind of verve is absent in "The House of Steinbrenner." for more
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