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- noun (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity
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So sad the US program management at JPL and HQ has never had the hutzpah to walk away from this turkey (hmm, fat and flightless (domesticated) bird ...)
Mars Sample Return Planetary Protection Report Released - NASA Watch 2009
And they have the hutzpah to criticize other networks for not indulging them???
She hasn't quite got the hutzpah to risk a slander suit by accusing witnesses directly of lying, but her only defence was and remains that she did nothing wrong, while several people not obviously connected, with nothing tangible to gain, conspired to remove her from a Council where her own party was in coalition with the party slighted by her hate campaign.
May 20th, 2008 6: 31 pm ET obamabots have to realize he doesnt have a shot to beat mccain, the whole country will turn on him. only hillary has the hutzpah to win this fist fight presidency.
Schneider: Voters in both states say Obama will be the nominee 2008
It takes real hutzpah to charge that much for those cakes!
Extra hutzpah points: Considering Ford's questionable, shifting and politically calculated statements on marriage equality, his reference to "my wife" is especially grating.
Each film, the guy has the hutzpah to give himself a bigger and bigger role - until this last one, where he was a main character!
What Happened To The Great M. Night Shyamalan? « FirstShowing.net 2008
O my goodness, what an avatar - Mishima - that's some hutzpah.
I have to disagree, I think it takes a lot of hutzpah to stick up and be true to your vision.
"[E] ven if you're not won over by its uneven charms, you have to admire its hutzpah," writes Alison Willmore at the IFC Blog.
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