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synonyms for spunky

  • chirpy
  • courageous
  • energetic
  • fearless
  • high-spirited
  • peppy
  • plucky
  • active
  • alert
  • animated
  • bold
  • bouncy
  • brave
  • eager
  • enthusiastic
  • fiery
  • full of life
  • full of spirit
  • game
  • gritty
  • gutsy
  • snappy
  • sprightly
  • tough
  • vigorous
  • zesty
  • zippy
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antonyms for spunky

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  • apathetic
  • fearful
  • inactive
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • timid
  • tired
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How to use spunky in a sentence

It’s always going to be tempting to feed the geese in the local pond and get up close with the spunky raccoons in your backyard.
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If all goes well, SpaceX will become the shuttle’s successor, filling a major gap in America’s spaceflight program in a coming-of-age moment for what was once a spunky start-up.
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That's Spunky Pete and no other,' says I, tumbling into my clothes and grabbing a lantern.
POPPEA OF THE POST-OFFICEMABEL OSGOOD WRIGHT
Spunky Jack made no reply to this, but took the letter and sat down.
THE FOUR CORNERS IN JAPANAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
"Spunky little sister," encouraged the elder girl, and helped the other to the seat.
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WORDS RELATED TO SPUNKY

  • assuming
  • audacious
  • barefaced
  • brash
  • brassy
  • cheeky
  • coming on strong
  • confident
  • forward
  • fresh
  • gritty
  • gutsy
  • immodest
  • impudent
  • insolent
  • nervy
  • pert
  • presumptuous
  • rude
  • sassy
  • saucy
  • shameless
  • smart
  • smart-alecky
  • spunky
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