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vim

 (vĭm)
n.
Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm. See Synonyms at vigor.

[Latin, accusative of vīs; see weiə- in Indo-European roots.]

vim

(vɪm)
n
slang exuberant vigour and energy
[C19: from Latin, from vīs; related to Greek is strength]

vim

(vɪm)

n.
lively or energetic spirit; enthusiasm; vitality.
[1835–45, Amer.; < Latin, acc. of vīs energy, force]

vim

, vigor - Vim is the same as vigor.
See also related terms for vigor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vim - a healthy capacity for vigorous activityvim - a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor"
good health, healthiness - the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
juice - energetic vitality; "her creative juices were flowing"
chi, ch'i, ki, qi - the circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health
2.vim - an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)vim - an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style"
sprightliness, liveliness, spirit, life - animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
verve, vitality - an energetic style

vim

noun
1. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner:
Informal: ginger, pep, peppiness.
Slang: oomph.
2. A quality of active mental and physical forcefulness:
Informal: snap.
Translations

vim

[vɪm] Nenergía f, empuje m

vim

n (inf)Schwung m; he writes with great vimer schreibt sehr schwungvoll; full of vim and vigour (Brit) or vigor (US) → voller Schwung und Elan

vim

[vɪm] n (fam) → energia
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Akerblad, quand le gouvernement frangais prit possession de la Toscane, et en une heme nous y vimes de quoi ravir en extase tous les hellenistes du monde, pour me servir de vos termes, quatre-vingts manuscrits des neuvieme et dixieme siecles.
Monstrous Productions have been bringing the Discworld to life on stage for 5 years now and this is our second play to feature the popular Sam Vimes.
Quand en Birmanie en 1998 nous vimes des enfants-esclaves construire des temples, portant des dizaines de kilos de pierres sous la pluie incessante des jours entiers, les autorites (chef de village, bonzes, contremaitres, proprietaires, militaires) nous expliquaient que les citoyens birmans faisaient acte de compassion en leur permettant de se nourrir, d'une part, et qu'on ne pouvait rien faire pour leur mauvais karma, d'autre part.
So while we may get to visit Ankh-Morpork or Uberwald again through film tie-ins or other spin-offs, once the final book The Shepherd's Crown is released in September, the antics of Sam Vimes, Moist von Lipwig and friends will go unreported.
What separated his heroes--people like police commander Samuel Vimes, witch Esme "Granny" Weatherwax, and even Patrician Havelock Vetinari, an assassin turned ruler of the sprawling city of Ankh-Morpork--from the villains was their insistence on letting people live their own lives, whatever may come of it, even when they made a mess of things.
Let's call this the evidence: "Rappelez-vous l'objet que nous vimes, mon ame / Ce beau matin d'ete si doux; / Au detour d'un sentier une charogne infame / Sur un lit seine de cailloux" (OCI 31).
Porque nao procuras outra coisa mais util, como entretecer vimes ou junco flexivel?
Following the stalwart Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch during his countryside vacation, Snuff takes a dark turn as the bodies of victims abruptly turn up - en masse.
The book, Snuff, puts Pratchett's regular character Sam Vimes in the middle of a country house murder whilst on holiday.
Vimes finds himself back in his element, though, when--along with his mild-mannered butler Wil-likens--he hits the trail of drug-smug-gling trolls and investigates the murder of a goblin girl.
The latest Discworld book sends tough but honest cop Sam Vimes on a reluctant holiday to his wife's country estate, where, as inevitably happens when a city policeman holidays in the country, he stumbles upon a murder.