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marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger

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showing courage

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Even a plucky chicken which has for months avoided becoming road kill on a Johannesburg intersection, can't escape the crime-ridden city's crooks, according to Reuters.
Cast: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan Mc-Gregor, Christopher Eccleston Plot: It's a biopic of plucky pilot Amelia Earhart (Swank), beginning in 1928 when she meets publisher George Putnam (Gere).
But it was not until the final 15 minutes that Manuel Pellegrini's side finally managed to see off their plucky opponents.
Plucky was born in Worcester daughter of the late Francesco and Maria Giavanna (Marapesse) DeSimone and has lived in Shrewsbury most of her life.
Tightening safety rules mean Air Atlantique's Classic Flight Douglas DC3 Dakota can't attend Liverpool Airport's 75th anniversary; instead, this plucky plane is making a UK farewell tour and Dak GAMRA visits Liverpool today and tomorrow for pleasure flights.
Up against a plucky Broughty side the first half was a non-event with no real scoring chances.
When all else fails in the summer, when fetes and shows are cancelled and sports events postponed, plucky Brits simply love to shop.
Zellweger's playfulness works well opposite the winning McGregor, and I suppose for some people, she's the first person you'd call when you need a plucky heroine.
The plucky girl has already thought about which activities she can still perform with a single arm: "I'm going to start playing the drums.
However, like any romantic novel with a plucky heroine, credibility gets stretched to the limit in order to create a completely satisfying ending.
We can only hope that The Adventure is the debut title of a whole series yet to come featuring the thrilling adventuers of this plucky little mouse and his companions.
And so another adventure of Thomas the plucky little railroad engine begins.
The plucky pensioner lashed out after she became suspicious of a man who claimed he was from the water board.
The plucky heroine of this popular series is looking forward to her spring break.
The Independent Democrats, the new party of plucky and outspoken Patricia de Lille, won seven seats.