Examples of scrappiness in a Sentence
his natural scrappiness serves him well as an aggressive defense attorney
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Photo: Tony Luong for The Wall Street Journal Mr. Daly often hires from outside the banking industry, valuing scrappiness over pedigree.
But the scrappiness of the BBMAs, at least in Clarkson's hands, has a comfy appeal.
Orlando beat in-state rival Miami on the road Monday night with an effort that defined scrappiness, hanging on for a 111-109 victory.
But that scrappiness has been their defining trait.
The lacy delicacy of his incised lines is all the more poignant for the in-the-street scrappiness of the detritus in which it is embedded.
This team very much took on the personality of its coach, an understated scrappiness that often shined brightest in those moments on the floor when things got a bit dire.
With the postseason on the line, UCF fought back with the grit and scrappiness that allowed the Knights to push Wichita State to overtime last week.
But unlike Sean Baker's fabulous Tangerine, the first movie of note shot on iPhone — in which the immersive visuals had both thematically appropriate scrappiness and surprising cinematic sheen — Unsane mostly just looks drab.
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aggression, aggressiveness, assaultiveness, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, defiance, disputatiousness, feistiness, fight, militance, militancy, militantness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, truculence;
acidity, biliousness, captiousness, crankiness, crossness, disagreeableness, fractiousness, fretfulness, grouchiness, grumpiness, huffiness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, irritableness, orneriness, peevishness, pettishness, petulance, querulousness, rudeness, surliness, testiness, waspishness;
chip on one's shoulder;
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