Definition: vigorous; high-spirited; strong-willed

• Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor. — Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881) British statesman
• Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before. — Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910) American religious leader, founder of The Christian Science Monitor