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mettlesome

met·tle·some

mettlesome

 
pronunciation:
me tl sm
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part of speech: adjective
definition: spirited or courageous.
A few mettlesome mothers started a movement to put an end to drunk driving.
synonyms:
brave, courageous, gutsy, nervy, plucky, spunky, valiant, valorous
similar words:
audacious, daring, dauntless, doughty, fearless, game, gritty, heroic, high-spirited, intrepid, spirited, stout-hearted, tough, undaunted
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