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gutsy

Brave and bold. That intern sure is gutsy—she asked for a week off on her first day. Pulling the goalie with so much time left is a gutsy move, but if they tie the score, their coach will look like a genius.

gutsy

(ˈgətsi)
mod. courageous; feisty. Ernie’s acting sort of gutsy today. What happened?
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Boro gutsily kept going and Dowing almost made amends with a free-kick that curled wide, but Tavez had the final say to make it 4-1.
The film was gutsily produced by Steven Soderbergh (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic, Sex, Lies and Videotape) and written by Coleman Hough.
The Portsmouth we saw battle so gutsily at Spurs on Monday was not the Portsmouth we have seen labour so badly this season.
And the money was not misplaced as the winner made every yard under Ahern, sticking her head out gutsily when challenged inside the final furlong by Riyalma and scoring by a neck.
For nine years, with five clubs, Dowie has gutsily overhauled or caught all but one striker in Northern Ireland's history - Colin Clarke.
You're guaranteed naked fun on this scorchingly quick street bike that will accelerate smoothly all the way to 13,000 revs - pulling gutsily all the way.
She gutsily endured the trial for obscenity it provoked in England and graciously accepted the notoriety and fame it brought her internationally.
Though buoyed by Johnston's luscious music, this stylish young adventurer whose downtown career has gutsily progressed from the classics (Shakespeare, Ibsen, von Kleist) to modernists like Gertrude Stein and Marguerite Duras can't quite yank the fractious core of a purely literary parable beyond a certain jazzy edginess.
As Michelle Pfeiffer gutsily pointed out at the Seventeenth Annual Women in Film luncheon, major movies have been valuing heroines for rather different assets these days.
It owes much of its color-bathed allure to the stifling atmosphere of doom and danger it proficiently builds, which helps viewers suspend disbelief that Mayen is indeed in dire need of help after she gutsily rescinds her deal with the devil.
That's not to say there is no talent in the back division as Scott Smith and Adam Whiteman both promise more, Sam Bastock played gutsily all season and in the few games he played Jon Critchlow showed his class.
Nobody in the Transitions field needed fewer putts - he averaged 25.8 per round - and Bae gutsily handled a tough back-nine in one under par to force his way into the play-off.
Gutsily being opened as counterprogrmming to "Superman Returns," Fox release will play very well to women of all ages and should show off nice B.O.
But Allardyce will argue his side deserved at least a draw after battling so gutsily once Nakata had gone off.
The downbeat ending gutsily eschews boys' own fantasies in favour of darker twists.