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gutsy

(ˈgətsi)
mod. courageous; feisty. Ernie’s acting sort of gutsy today. What happened?
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There is no other way to explain the discrepancy between the gutsiness in Catalonia and the gutlessness in West Bromwich.
I do not need to rake over what happened underneath the famous arch, only to extol the virtues of the Bluebirds whole approach to their big day, from the quality and gutsiness of their performance to the post-match reaction of their brilliant manager Malky Mackay.
Fresh out of the North Carolina School of the Arts, with a background in traditional dance from her native Korea, Choi's lithe elegance and gutsiness landed her a spot in the Limon Dance Company.
1) The exhibition reminded viewers of the complexity and sheer gutsiness of Eakins's vision.
I loved the gutsiness of it and the fact that the writer Patrick Barlow made Miss Marple quite brave.
Those who spoke at the conference --their narratives are in the newly published Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan, Eyewitness Accounts of the Occupations, published by Haymarket Books--displayed the kind of gutsiness and honesty now brought forth by Chantelle Bateman.
It seems that Clinton has been saved mostly by her own gutsiness, not by any particular flair for strategy or for running a large organization.
Moses demonstrates this same gutsiness when he talks God out of destroying the disobedient Israelites.
The RLPO gave a rip-roaring rendition of the James Bond theme which was attacked with such gutsiness that it should be used on the film soundtracks.
There's a certain gutsiness to allowing the wave-shape projection drape at the back show a snippet of the ``Gypsy'' video while the singer, now a couple decades older, performs the same song live.
Margaret Coe, Clarke's mother, said: "We would have never done it without Karin's gutsiness.
Our aim was to make palpable the complexity, the gutsiness, the critical edge of his Hebrew.
The sheer gutsiness of the Iberian players should be recognised.
The sheer gutsiness or foolhardiness of the project - painting something as impossibly grand as the Grand Canyon (on sixty canvases, making up one mother of a work) - pleases.
But anyone knowing Judy would probably add a few of her other qualities, too, such as good business sense, a refreshing directness and just the right amount of gutsiness.