a lot of pluck

a lot of pluck

Courage, nerves, determination, or resolve, especially in the face of adversity or hardship. You've got a lot of pluck, kid, standing up to a big brute like that. I'll warn you now—you've got to have a lot of pluck to take on such a powerful lobbying firm. The young team showed a lot of pluck by finishing second in the division despite a rash of injuries.
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