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Soft, jelly-like eggs survived a trip through a bird’s gizzard, which grinds food, and its gut.

She first supported us way back last winter when it took some guts to do so.

That translates to a $240 billion gut-punch to states and cities.

From Fortune

Steroid hormones like testosterone can boost confidence during times of stress, and they’re part of a system of “gut feelings” needed for speedy decisions.

From Quartz

For fish eggs, getting gobbled up by a duck means a harrowing journey through the bird’s gut.

Neither Smith nor Marx can carry us far into the guts of globalized financial capitalism.

They were being carried out and the stench of their rotting flesh and bloated guts made it hard to examine them closely.

Soon enough, I felt my own guts rebelling and stepped out into the crystalline Andean night.

In the end, it was not Leonard who had the guts to press and release—it was Evelyn Aron.

He loves Marilyn Monroe because she “had the guts of a lion.”

We been trying to get a younger saw-bones for a long time, but nobody had the guts to tell him he was fired, I guess.

He said: "None of the rest of them had the guts even to bring me the message, eh?"

The saying went in Goldbanks that he "had the guts" and could whip his weight in wildcats.

The rich, metallic guts of a planet exposed for easy mining.

Fatigue tied tiny knots high in their guts so that their stomachs hung like stones.


On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to guts, such as: audacity, grit, moxie, spunk, willpower, and backbone.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.