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oomph

slang Power, vigor, or energy. The car's got some oomph ever since we put that new engine in, huh? Come on, Harry, kick the ball with a bit more oomph!
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oomph

(ʊmpf)
1. n. energy; drive and vitality. Come on, you guys. Let’s get some oomph behind it. Push!
2. n. sex appeal. (Euphemistic.) She had a lot of oomph, but didn’t wish to become a movie star.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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