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gutsy

(ˈgətsi)
mod. courageous; feisty. Ernie’s acting sort of gutsy today. What happened?
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And, with the lack of regular police patrols on the Common, it is clear that another perception exists - troublemakers and law breakers on the Common have become gutsier in the absence of law enforcement.
Derrin's music is influenced by Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Martin Stevenson and Richard Thompson, there are hints of John Martyn and traditional British folk, blended in with his own rootsier, bluesier, and altogether gutsier sound.
Having driven the two gutsier motors, I suspect the middle option will be give the best punch-to-pound deal.
This form of decoration sits more demurely in the company of the gestural and gutsier remaining works in the show.
Strangely, although the Kuga is lower powered it feels gutsier, although the Koleos has longer legs - handy for distance work.
5-litre 'boxer' engine was more efficient than ever, offering a much gutsier throttle response in normal driving conditions.
The shiraz and merlot bend has been very popular as something for gutsier food, perhaps mature cheese or game.
The team the Dodgers should bow down before as smarter, gutsier and classier than they are.
The current trend to shake up what many see as a moribund medium is exemplified by Amato, who calls for a gutsier approach to poetry, writing about his life and art in an iconoclastic style often reminiscent of Robert Pirsig's Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance (which Amato cites early on).
However, I don't think I've ever seen a gutsier college baseball team than the 2006 Beavers.
The gutsier you get, the bigger chances you'll take.
But I think we just have to work harder to behave like the size newspaper we are in terms of hiring good people, in terms of providing stories that reflect a sense of place, in terms of providing strong leadership, in terms of a gutsier enterprise report, accountability journalism, stronger writing, all of those things," he says.
It was a gutsier display by Bassett's boys but in the last 12 months they've slumped from fourth to a team which can only dream of finishing fourth from bottom.
Vauxhall's new VX220 sportscar was one of the dark horses of the day, holding its own alongside some of the gutsier cars.
By the time Frieden got to high school, she was even gutsier.