01. My mother is very active and [vigorous] even though she is over 90 years old.
02. A regular program of [vigorous] exercise can help to prevent heart disease.
03. He rubbed his hands [vigorously] in front of the fire to warm them.
04. The children nodded their heads [vigorously] when asked if they wanted ice cream cones.
05. My opponent led a [vigorous] campaign, and I congratulate him on his success.
06. The governor [vigorously] denied any previous knowledge of the corruption scandal.
07. The old man has the [vigor] and stamina of a person half his age.
08. Taking a swim in a cold lake is very [invigorating].
09. Samuel Johnson once said that curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a [vigorous] intellect.
10. The scientific discoveries of Copernicus, Kepler and Galileo were [vigorously] opposed by the Church.
11. Alice Miller once remarked that listening is not merely not talking, though even that is beyond most of our powers; it means taking a [vigorous], human interest in what is being told us.
12. Polish ruler Stanislaus I once said that to make good use of life, one should have in youth the experience of advanced years, and in old age the [vigor] of youth.
13. The latest research shows that exercise doesn't have to be [vigorous] in order to improve your health.
14. Studies show that nearly half of American youths aged 12-21 years are not [vigorously] active on a regular basis.
15. The Shona people of Zimbabwe, traditionally a peaceful, farming people, [vigorously] resisted the intrusion of white people into their territory.
16. Recent studies have shown that practising [vigorous] exercise for 15 minutes, three times a week, can prolong one's life by 2.19 years.

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