And TV marathons were strenuously encouraged: The Matrix, Terminator 2, South Park.
But even those tough losses paled compared to the result in Idaho, a state where Paul strenuously campaigned.
A new normal, a hard normal, and one that we collectively are strenuously trying to deny.
“Somary came into my office with the mother and strenuously denied everything,” Foote said.
If they swam just as strenuously on the tenth immersion as on the first, the risk of drowning would increase dramatically.
She attributed them to jealousy and envy, and strenuously defended his name.
They did not strenuously urge me to return to the bank, and that seemed strange to me.
They strenuously opposed the introduction of its opening sentences.
And if he loses that your uncle would no longer support so strenuously his suit with you.
He was about speaking further, when he was pulled down by his friends, who strenuously urged him to keep silent.
"characterized by great effort," 1590s, from Latin strenuus "active, vigorous, keen." Probably cognate with Greek strenes, strenos "keen, strong," strenos "arrogance, eager desire," Old English stierne "hard, severe, keen" (see stern (adj.)). Mocked by Ben Jonson as a pedantic neologism in "Poetaster" (1601). Sense of "requiring much energy" is first recorded 1670s. Related: Strenuously; strenuousness.