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  • adjective comparative form of spunky: more spunky


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  • This thread angries me off for the following reasons. atomic-age: He advises this, saying that an artist's paintings will be "spunkier" as a result.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • What we're presented with now for the first time is a spunkier, less respectful, more hormone-driven teenage Anne played magnificently by newcomer Ellie Kendrick, the brilliant writer who never lived to grow up.


  • By 1982, he had choreographed his first show; within a few years he was creating dance with musicians including the Fall and designers such as Bodymap – all of it spoken in the cool, clean language of ballet, but combined with moves that were ruder, sexier, spunkier, punkier.

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  • His versions were much darker and spunkier films that found public appreciation, if not critical appeal.

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  • I discovered at the festival that the Latin fusion group Kuduro were braver, spunkier and more funny than their albums.

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  • She believes herself to be smarter and spunkier than most anyone, and she won't be able to refrain from jumping in and directly debating Joe.

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  • Add in spunkier neighbors in Miss Forcible, Miss Spink, and Mr. Bubinsky, Coraline begins to think she is living the dream life –- all except for one thing: everyone has big, black buttons for eyes.

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  • I liked that answer, it was spunky, spunkier than anything else Pelosi said, and I applaud her for overcoming her haircut and having a spunky moment.

    Nora Ephron: Bad Haircuts

  • "Ghostwritten" reads like a series of predictable pop novels, craftily strung together but staffed by tired old standbys: a womanizing rock musician (London), a zombified cultist (Okinawa), a shy, jazz-loving record-store clerk (Tokyo), a spunkier-than-thou female physicist (Ireland).

    As The Pages Turn

  • KINGSLEY AMIS 73England's top satirist left a worthy heir: his son MartinGINGER ROGERS 83Night and day, she and Fred were the onesBESSIE DELANY 104The younger, spunkier of the sisters.

    Earning A Welcome That Never Wore Out ..Mr.-


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