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Postby William Hupy » Fri Apr 25, 2014 10:44 am

Vim, vigor, vavoom, vivacious. These words are related by their liveliness, but only vivacious has a Latin root to that effect.
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Re: vivacious

Postby Slava » Fri Apr 25, 2014 10:58 am

But both vim and vigor come from Latin roots meaning energy or force. That's lively to me.

Perhaps there's a meaning to vavoom I don't know, but it's not necessarily lively to me. It's a slang term used for a particularly attractive and sexy woman.
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