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noun: Vigor or vivacity.
From Italian brio (liveliness), from Spanish brio (spirit), from Celtic brigos (strength). Earliest documented use: 1731.
“Ms. Woodward ... was all sparkling energy and springing brio, with wonderfully pliant, strong feet.”
Alastair Macaulay; New York City Ballet Introduces Its Future with a Flurry of Nutcracker Debuts; The New York Times; Dec 28, 2015.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:It took less than an hour to make the atoms, a few hundred million years to make the stars and planets, but five billion years to make man! -George Gamow, physicist and cosmologist (4 Mar 1904-1968)