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- n. Plural form of gut.
- n. The entrails or contents of the abdomen.
- n. Courage; determination.
- n. Content, substance.
- v. To show determination or courage (especially in the combination guts out).
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- n. fortitude and determination
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CLIFT: There are very few profiles in courage on Capitol Hill and I think we have one passage in the book where we note that the lobbyists were looking for members with what they described as guts, who were willing to stand up to their own Democratic president in 1993 and '94 and defy the White House on health-care reform.
But I would like to say this here and now, that any group of people who have the sheer courage - "guts" is probably the most fitting and descriptive word-to go through what the British men, women and children have gone through, have also got the courage and ambition to solve the many problems which are going to rise up and plague the British people.
Today, I do indeed argue that the national Democrat Party, deep in its guts, is nihilistic and hates the United States.
The deal with sequels is that they tend to suck, especially when they are compared (Jackie Collins comes to mind), but Black House reaches in and grabs you by the guts from the start.
Cynthia Mckinney has integrity and just plain guts that the rest of the slime bags in Washington can only dream about.
The best part is that it was wearing a ski mask, and we had used pumpkin guts to make it look like his eyes and mouth were oozing.
The mix of math, basketball stats, and guts is raising concerns among addiction counselors, sociologists, and the NCAA itself.
Partch-ed Cackleberries: If you got any guts from a plunge, put 'em in a coffee can with a lump of axle grease.
Blogger has the main sign-in page in French, but the rest of the blog guts is in English.
Those who strongly hate his guts is now at 45% and those who only find him mildly loathsome at 13%.
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