badassery

badassery

slang Behavior that is impressive and perhaps brave or defiant. A: "Wow, she just marched into the boss's office, demanded a raise, and got it." B: "I guess he was struck by her badassery."
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That I was about beauty, business, and badassery, not just a pretty picture,' she tells in an interview.
So expect plenty of male gaze sexualising of female characters along with the badassery.
The Blood of Patriots: How I Took Down an Anti-Government Militia with Beer, Bounty Hunting, and Badassery is the true-life story of author, Army infantry veteran, and professional bounty hunter Bill Fulton.
Popstar" is overflowing with real-life rappers and other entertainers, all playing themselves, who appear in interview snippets to testify to Conner's badassery.
The first mutant ever, a god worshipped since the dawn of civilization, the immortal Apocalypse is here and the trailer has him show some real badassery in the upcoming film.
Settled at the bench, we hoped the rifle would prove worthy of the American badassery the Stars and Stripes intrinsically exudes.
Unavoidable intimacy insulated with sheer grit: "even the wives of the 101st emit badassery.
Jackson the godfather of badassery, namely turning around, taking a cool selfie, and posting it to Twitter.
Jack further shows us limeys how professional badassery is really done as he's outnumbered by heroin dealer "Basher" in a West Ealing council estate (or "housing project").
A heinous combination of badassery, debauchery, depravity and solid shooting mechanics somehow worked together to create this most beloved of shooting games.
This leads to a melodramatic series of crime, public sex and all round badassery to stop the poison.
After a menacing warning to the kidnappers about his "very particular set of skills" that made its way instantly into the lexicon of memorable movie quotes, the ex-CIA man fought his way round the French capital in a convincing example of over-protective parental badassery until he found her.
an FBI agent, is expected to bring some badassery to the otherwise intellectual ensemble.