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Definition of Spunkiness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Spunkiness
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1. The Heart of the Continent: A Record of Travel Across the Plains and in by Fitz Hugh Ludlow (1870)
"... have a slight suggestion of their future hump, and a certain spunkiness of demeanor, which, to the close observer, bound them off from the common calf. ..."
2. The Pet Book by Anna Botsford Comstock (1914)
"... reaching the coveted territory first; after which, with his spunkiness and natural animal obstinacy, it was the work of several minutes to get him out. ..."
3. Young Folk's Handbook by American institute of Child Life, After School Club of America (1913)
"Very frequently the spirit of contrariness and spunkiness and the first evidences of opposition appear very strongly from two and a half to three and a half ..."