Usage examples for vim

  1. It was the island, sure enough; and as they picked up new vim at the prospect of being soon allowed to rest their weary muscles and backs, the boys examined the place and its surroundings with considerable interest. – The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island by Lawrence J. Leslie
  2. Hubbard seemed to be as full of vim as ever, and all of us were quite contented. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
  3. Fish can't swim like me, they've no vim in 'em. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  4. There was a fire and vim about her work, a wild grace, that the other girls lacked. – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
  5. The whole picture lay as vividly before her as if she had been Dame Barbara herself, and she entered into the spirit of the production with such vim that her actual surroundings were forgotten. – Tabitha at Ivy Hall by Ruth Alberta Brown
  6. And truly she presented a pretty picture as she stood before the none too critical audience and recited Sheridan's Ride with such vim and spirit that every heart was fired with patriotism and the applause was so prolonged that Miss Brooks told her she must speak another piece, even though it was not on the program. – Tabitha at Ivy Hall by Ruth Alberta Brown
  7. Besides, I have to admit to myself that it's darn interesting watching the vim that " Rus" puts into this secret practice. – Interference and Other Football Stories by Harold M. Sherman
  8. They worked with snap and vim, for upon the success of their product depended the possibility of a troop motorboat. – The Boy Scout Fire Fighters by Irving Crump
  9. The future mistress threw a good deal of vim into her walk and talk, doing all in a business- like manner, determined that Haughton Hall should be unequalled for luxurious comfort. – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  10. The action of the story throughout is splendid, and all aglow with color, movement, and vim. – Admiral Farragut by A. T. Mahan
  11. There was new vim for him in every new account opened. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  12. They were commanded by a young Arab, who seemed very anxious to do all in style, rising on tiptoe at the several orders, which he jerked out with vim, and to my surprise in English. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  13. The presence of the coach was an inspiration, and they went on for their fifteen minutes' practise with a vim and snap that sobered up the over- confident rooters on the other side. – Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball by J. W. Duffield
  14. They had worked honestly enough, but a certain snap and vim had lacked. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  15. Non enim indignaretur, si mutaretur ac volens vim sequeretur. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  16. An injured foot had held him in camp for a week, but the injury was now almost completely repaired and the week's change of work only served to replenish his store of snap and vim. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor