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Word: robust

Definition: strong; vigorous

Sentences Containing 'robust'

A robust poor man, one sunny day here in Concord, praised a fellow townsman to me, because, as he said, he was kind to the poor; meaning himself.
A robust Second Life community has grown around the advanced AC Pro Wrestling System.
According to egg paleontologist Kenneth Carpenter, individual pieces of eggshell are much more robust than the entire egg.
Anteroventrally, the robust labiotentacular nerve emerges innervating the labial tentacle.
Aromatic Fire-cured smoking tobacco is a robust variety of tobacco used as a condimental for pipe blends.
As a result, stable and robust long-term recording is attainable.
At that time most computer users were using modems for communications, so a robust modem-capable driver was required.
Balaban is a surname, from a Turkic word meaning "robust", "burly", or a Ukrainian word meaning "hawk".
Blow fill seal technology reduces personnel intervention making it a more robust method for the aseptic preparation of sterile pharmaceuticals.
Both can provide the same accuracy, but the absolute encoder is more robust to interruptions in transducer signal.
F test is considered robust in some situations, even when the normality assumption isn't met.
For a long time, though studying and working patiently, I had accustomed myself to robust exercise.
Gracile capuchins have longer limbs relative to their body size compared with robust capuchins.
His health was not robust, and in 1832 he visited the island of St.
His operations were followed by complete success; but the troubles of late years had been too much for his constitution, at no time robust, and on March 17, 180, he died in Pannonia.
His own singing voice, familiar to many singers, is a robust and powerful tenor.
His recent work engages theological and ethical questions attentive to global dynamics, comparative ethics, and the possibilities of a renewed and robust religious humanism.
However, the algorithm is fairly robust to errors in practice.
I take nineteen alligators and a bar`l of whiskey for breakfast when I'm in robust health, and a bushel of rattlesnakes and a dead body when I'm ailing!
In 1882 his health, never robust, began seriously to give way.
In architecture, there was no longer the desire to build robust and harmonious buildings.
In robust statistics, Peirce's criterion is a rule for eliminating outliers from data sets, which was devised by Benjamin Peirce.
It had certainly proved robust and adaptable up to that time.
It is a robust bulbous perennial growing tall.
It is a robust perennial native to many areas of Europe.
It is not a true golding but also not dissimilar it is more robust with distinguishing sweet fruity note.
It is PAST's contention that strong public networks ensure robust learning opportunities.
Man was not made so large limbed and robust but that he must seek to narrow his world and wall in a space such as fitted him.
Neuronal volumes of ACC spindle neurons were larger in humans and the gracile (slender) chimpanzees than the spindle neurons of the robust gorillas and orangutans.
Never enjoying robust health, Seymour suffered a permanent decline beginning in 1876.
One of those species, "Cebus apella", is a robust capuchin and is now included in the genus "Sapajus".
One would not imagine that jokers of this robust breed would be sensitive but they were.
Second, the statistician may use a robust statistic, such as the median statistic.
She had only five races in her career, but she was not a robust filly, and even if she had kept fit, a more severe programme might have been to her detriment.
She was probably the only thoroughly sound conditioned, healthy, and robust young lady that ever walked the globe, and wherever she came it was spring.
Speakers designed specifically for outdoor use have a robust casing; manufacturers claim these are weatherproof.
Students are connected with leading professionals and researchers from around the world in person and through the Internet creating robust experiences and good practice science.
The "Madia elegans" plant is native to western North America, but it is robust and can grow in disturbed areas there.
The branches are robust, red brown from the second year, the branchlets horizontal to drooping.
The gracile capuchins retain the genus name "Cebus", while the robust species have been transferred to "Sapajus".
The largest number of ACC spindle neurons are found in humans, fewer in the gracile great apes, and fewest in the robust great apes.
The novel is regarded as having a robust symbolic framework.
The resulting reports can be robust in their criticism of the UK Border Agency.
The robust tuco-tuco (Ctenomys tuconax) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae.
The teeth are robust, sharp, pointed, and curving backwards.
Their music consisted of robust driving rhythms and ethereal vocals.
These C features are extended to object oriented domain and made more robust by being tolerant of the 'typedefs' or 'pragmas' of embedded processor C extensions.
This type of tobacco was planted in fertile lowlands, used a robust variety of leaf, and was either fire cured or air cured.
Through the different generations of devices, design and experimentation improved the device yielding to a robust fabrication process.
Why is almost every robust healthy boy with a robust healthy soul in him, at some time or other crazy to go to sea?

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