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verve

 (vûrv)
n.
1. Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition: The revival lacked the verve of the original musical.
2. Vitality; liveliness. See Synonyms at vigor.
3. Archaic Literary aptitude or talent.

[French, from Old French, fanciful expression, probably from Vulgar Latin *verva, from Latin verba, pl. of verbum, word; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

verve

(vɜːv)
n
1. great vitality, enthusiasm, and liveliness; sparkle
2. a rare word for talent
[C17: from Old French: garrulity, from Latin verba words, chatter]

verve

(vɜrv)

n.
1. vivaciousness or liveliness; animation.
2. enthusiasm or vigor, as in literary or artistic work; spirit.
3. Archaic. talent.
[1690–1700; < French: enthusiasm, whim, chatter, appar. < Latin verba words, talk, pl. (taken in Vulgar Latin as feminine singular) of verbum word; see verb]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.verve - an energetic styleverve - an energetic style      
vim, muscularity, vigor, vigour, energy - an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style"
sparkle, twinkle, spark, light - merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"

verve

verve

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

verve

[vɜːv] N (= drive) → energía f, empuje m; (= vitality) → brío m; (= enthusiasm) → entusiasmo m

verve

[ˈvɜːrv] nverve m

verve

nSchwung m; (of person, team also)Elan m; (of play, performance also)Ausdruckskraft f, → Verve f (geh)

verve

[vɜːv] n (of person) → verve f, brio; (of painting, writing) → vivacità
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He hired out quite the dirtiest and unsafest bicycles in the whole south of England, and conducted the subsequent discussions with astonishing verve.
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