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  • adj. superlative form of feisty: most feisty.


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  • • Robert Heath called it the "feistiest" advocacy campaign to date.

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  • Rep. Frank has been in Congress since 1980, and he's been of the feistiest members, having gone toe to toe with numerous of his colleagues and with the media.

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  • In their feistiest face-off of the race, the four Democrats vying for the US Senate clashed in a radio debate yesterday over health care, congressional earmarks, charter schools, and free speech, repeatedly shouting over one another as they aired significant distinctions on policy.

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  • Trained by Richard Wright among others, Mr. Tisdale was among the feistiest journalists in America.

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  • Pavin, who stands as one of the feistiest and most pragmatic of competitors in the recent history of the event, will surely know that better than anyone, which suggests either that he has abandoned the instincts that sustained him through a very successful career in golf or that that he had no other option but to take an almighty gamble.

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  • Sad to see Sharon go — she was the feistiest of the players, the most inoffensive (except when her voice went up into dog-whistle range), and the most honest, which was probably her downfall at the end.

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  • Bubble is appropriately proving to be the feistiest of the two girls and we suspect she took advantage of a bit of loose hutch-latching by the Gamekeeper who, in his defence, has had a very busy week.

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  • Robertson Stephens: This ambitious four-fund family is the industry's feistiest challenger to the status quo.

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  • Lou McGrath, executive director of the Mines Advisory Group (MAG), a Britain-based organization, is one the feistiest champions of the de-mining contingent.

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  • The quintessential movie lover retires No one who's ever read a movie review by Pauline Kael could be neutral about her, and for her legions of fans and foes the announcement last week that she was giving up her movie column in The New Yorker was an epochal event, the stilling of the feistiest, most stimulating and sometimes most infuriating voice in American movie criticism.

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