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spunky

Energetically, enthusiastically resolute or courageous; having or showing spirit or moxie. She plays Rebecca, a spunky teenager looking to make a name for herself as a drummer. The company hired a spunky new marketing manager who has really turned around their quarterly sales.

spunky

(ˈspəŋki)
mod. gutsy; courageous. I like a spunky girl—one who can really dance. The guy’s a shrimp, but he’s spunky.
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It is a sad commentary that the spunkiest Democratic Party leader of late has been Representative Richard Gephardt, the House majority leader.
Maines is the spunkiest, the one whose initial instinct is to fight back, usually via language.
Outstanding technical arsenals and pungently irreverent wit combined to make their set one of the spunkiest I heard.