English version

verve

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishverveverve /vɜːv $ vɜːrv/ noun [uncountable] literary  ENERGETICenergy, excitement, or great pleasurewith verve Cziffra played the Hungarian dances with great verve.
Examples from the Corpus
verveThat the evening could still be counted a success was partly down to the attack and verve of the Liverpool Philharmonic Choir.When he died at 70 in 1970 Jeanson had lost none of his verve or punch.Clearly the criterion for survival has little to do with narrative verve alone.He was amazed to experience his old verve this morning, enough to give him something more than just gumption.Pat has a remarkable verve for life.Bartolo, sung by baritone Jamie Offenbach, was one of the few roles sung with verve.
Verve, TheThe VerveVerve, The  a British rock group whose songs include All in the Mind, Bittersweet Symphony, and The Drugs Don't Work
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