Stalwart

\STAWL-wert\ adjective.

Marked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind or spirit.

Illustration: ” A giggle of little children chase after the family dog and roll around on the floor. Meanwhile, a stalwart grandmother, now raising a third generation of kids, the worn lines of years etched in her striking yet stoic face, stands idly to the side.” – Joshua silavent, Gainesville (Georgia) Times, April, 26, 2015.

Source: Merriam-Webster dictionary.

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