vital (adj.) Old form(s): Vitall
life-supporting, animating
2H4 IV.iii.108[Falstaff alone, of the effect of sherry on the body] the vital commoners, and inland petty spirits, muster me all to their captain, the heart
2H6 III.ii.41[King to all, of Suffolk] Came he right now to sing a raven's note, / Whose dismal tune bereft my vital powers
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