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moxie

noun mox·ie \ˈmäk-sē\

: the ability to be active

: courage or determination

Full Definition of MOXIE

1
:  energy, pep
3
:  know-how

Examples of MOXIE

  1. He showed a lot of moxie in questioning the policy.
  2. <it was old-fashioned military moxie that got medical supplies to the disaster site in record time>

Origin of MOXIE

from Moxie, a trademark for a soft drink
First Known Use: 1930

Rhymes with MOXIE

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