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  • nouncourage, nerve
  • nounejaculate

synonyms for spunk

  • fortitude
  • grit
  • gumption
  • guts
  • mettle
  • moxie
  • toughness
  • backbone
  • determination
  • doggedness
  • gameness
  • pluck
  • resolution
  • spirit
  • intestinal fortitude
  • true grit
  • come
  • semen
  • seed
  • sperm
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antonyms for spunk

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  • cowardice
  • timidity
  • weakness
  • irresolution
  • spinelessness
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    How to use spunk in a sentence

    She’s half Greta Thunberg’s age but has all of the teen climate change leader’s spunk.
    25 RISING STARS TO TRACK IN 2021DANIEL MALLOYDECEMBER 20, 2020OZY
    Granted, previously winless Penn State showed some spunk in a 27-17 victory in Ann Arbor.
    COLLEGE FOOTBALL WINNERS AND LOSERS: PAC-12 PLAYOFF HOPES DISAPPEAR WITH OREGON’S LOSSPATRICK STEVENSNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    The Spunk pretended to be shying—put on the rags as if he was going to try legs with the Devastation.
    THE ADVENTURES OF MY COUSIN SMOOTHTIMOTHY TEMPLETON
    Split meets the schooner Spunk, Skipper Pluck, afore he begun to get to the line, outside of which he could fish according to law.
    THE ADVENTURES OF MY COUSIN SMOOTHTIMOTHY TEMPLETON
    "I think I should have liked to know Spunk," smiled Marie from the other side of the sewing table.
    MISS BILLY'S DECISIONELEANOR H. PORTER
    "Of course Billy's got Spunk, but—" he hesitated, and smiled a little.
    MISS BILLYELEANOR H. PORTER
    I hope you don't, for I couldn't live without Spunk, and he couldn't live with out me.
    MISS BILLYELEANOR H. PORTER
    As to Spunk's name—it was not Mrs. Stetson's fault that even that was left undisturbed.
    MISS BILLYELEANOR H. PORTER
    Now when Spunk and I get to training—oh, and you haven't seen Spunk!
    MISS BILLYELEANOR H. PORTER
    "Oh, but she doesn't know Spunk," Billy had observed then, hopefully.
    MISS BILLYELEANOR H. PORTER
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO SPUNK

    • adventuresomeness
    • adventurousness
    • audacity
    • boldness
    • daredevilry
    • daredeviltry
    • daringness
    • grit
    • rashness
    • recklessness
    • spunk
    • temerity
    • venturesomeness
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