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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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Your initial reaction may be that slotting a tiny engine into a relatively large compact MPV has 'bad idea' written all over it, but such is the gutsiness of the turbocharged 999cc powerplant that it's certainly up to the job.
For 45 minutes before Fabricio Coloccini's dismissal at Sunderland they were superb and the 2-2 draw against Chelsea was a triumph in gutsiness and resolve.
She proved it with her exceptional performance on MMK-yes, it was a villain and even virago role, but Francine's gutsiness and believability as a performer kept her portrayal real-and also pumped up the entire episode's believability.
Your initial natural reaction will probably be that slotting a tiny engine into a relatively large compact MPV car has "bad idea" written all over it, but such is the gutsiness of the turbocharged 999cc powerplant that it's certainly up to the job.
If you read jump racing's results you see her name time and time again - she's a byword for gutsiness.
It''s raunchy and rude and there are whole chapters devoted to the type of sexual thoughts and practices which inhabit the lives of many women - imagine an evening with your girlfriends when you discuss the funny side of your sex life over a few bottles of wine and you''re on the right track - as Dolly learns life lessons through a succession of men she encounters, her naivety and gutsiness are displayed in equal measure with startling honesty and humour.
match the spirit and innovation of International WILPF and the gutsiness that the originators of WILPF had when they crossed the ocean in submarine infested waters during a war.
Recommended for cerebral gutsiness and general excitement!
AMONG RACHEL PARENT'S MANY public statements since she began speaking out about the dangers of genetically modified organisms (GM0s), her televised jab in July 2013 at condescension-prone CBC pundit Kevin O'Leary revealed a hint of the teenage activist's gutsiness: "If you promise not to use the word stupid, I won't use the word fascist."
In discussing the "cheek", the chutzpah, the gutsiness of Oriana, we all sat up a little straighter, proud of "our" strength in resisting, however momentarily, the initial encounter with authoritarian, masculinist strictures of schooling.
She also appears as the guest performer on the biggest dance show in India - and it speaks volumes for Daisy's gutsiness and likeability that her Bollywood dance routine doesn't see her dragged offstage with a big hook.
Katie Couric's gutsiness helped land a network job as well as countless interviews.
It's this kind of improvisatory enthusiasm and gutsiness, well conveyed by Jarnow, that gives the book its energy.
She berated herself for succumbing to the prevailing ageism and a "panicky desire for individual immortality." The dread of death, she observed in 1992, was getting to her, "growing like weeds, all the dreads that make getting older so fearsome, so bitter." (114) But with her typical gutsiness, she faced this dread, first sharing it with friends, then writing an article for Ms.
There is no other way to explain the discrepancy between the gutsiness in Catalonia and the gutlessness in West Bromwich.