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  • noun Chutzpah, guts, nerve, or backbone.
  • noun Determination, ardor, or zeal.


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  • (spizzerinctum, for instance, denoted the energy unbound by empiricism).

    Chicago Reader 2010


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  • ambition; the will to succeed

    October 11, 2007

  • Sounds like something I'd rather not have the doctor do to me.

    October 11, 2007

  • 'Vigour and pep'!

    Yeah... disgusting stuff, the whole nasty lot o' it.

    July 16, 2008

  • any relation to sphincterizzer?

    August 27, 2008

  • the will to succeed

    June 10, 2009