Thesaurus / mettlesome
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It was Rose, living and glowing; Rose, who was the brilliant young Amazon, smoothing the neck of a mettlesome gray cob.

And being a mettlesome young man into the bargain, he rose by unanimous consent to command a native company of the troop.

The MissourianEugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

Helen had once compared her to a mettlesome young horse and there was about her some quality of the male.

Moor FiresE. H. (Emily Hilda) Young

There can be no limit to the praise earned by the mettlesome veterans of Jackson's corps, in the deadly fight at Fairview.

When he drove by, the pony's right ear was flicked, to the extreme indignation of a mettlesome little animal.

The native African was of a fierce and mettlesome temper, sullen and untamable.

As for Mr. Talbot, he was concerned with restraining his mettlesome conveyance.

Ladies and Gentlemen Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb

Similarly, she indulged a mettlesome fancy for referring to her hostess as "dear Abigail."

NobodyLouis Joseph Vance

She's mettlesome, you know, the kind that kicks over the traces, and slams any one happening to be handy.

Joyce of the North WoodsHarriet T. Comstock

It was one of the most mettlesome and shapely mounts I had ever had the pleasure to view.

A Volunteer with PikeRobert Ames Bennet

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