chutzpah


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Joanna, living in King Herod's house, revealed no less chutzpah by throwing in her lot with Jesus.
"Dear Alan:," worte Polevoy, "Your letter of last night is not only one of the most outrageous and disingenuous writings that I have ever received, but also equates to the classic definition of Chutzpah. I just don't understand how a professional of your stature could have sent it to me."
Tasmanian Michael Pritchard's Beneteau First 45Audere lifted from placing eighth in IRC overall to fourth under ORCi while Chutzpah slipped from second in IRC overall to eighth under ORCi scoring.
Rather, the feisty, Queens-born, extremely Catholic Antonin Scalia first deployed "chutzpah" in 1998, and in much the same way that Kagan did: "It takes a particularly high degree of chutzpah for the [National Endowment for Arts] to contradict this proposition," he complained, "since the agency itself discriminatesand is required by law to discriminatein favor of artistic (as opposed to scientific, or political, or theological) expression." In both cases, "chutzpah" is negative; more precisely, it is a specific form of hypocrisy.
Wolff Olins is notorious for its high fees and its chutzpah - one project was to persuade builder Bovis to paint cute hummingbirds on diggers.
Then again, Lynch--who has already made the notably risk-aversive Jeanne Shaheen look like Evel Knievel--may not find the inner chutzpah to take on a formidable part of the New Hampshire Republican establishment.
Chock-full of chutzpah, this 257-page treat is fully digestible on any grueling transatlantic flight.
You have to admire Irish chutzpah in going for the big picture for these are more from the Desire Publishing stable that runs the excellent www.archeire.com which, last month, had (and possibly still has) the full skinny on all the entries for the recent U2 Landmark Tower competition.
With characteristic rigor, chutzpah, and humor, Tharp demystifies every step of the creative process.
Only the Yiddish word chutzpah can describe the kind of courage Rivers had to take on his most ambitious projects.
Miller Brewing, in what appears to be a fit of real guilt (or extreme chutzpah) sponsors shelters for battered women, some of whom were likely assaulted by overindulgent consumers of alcoholic beverages.
Indeed, several studies that have looked for a lower risk of cancer in people who consume more antioxidants called flavonoids (from any foods, not just chocolate) have mostly come up empty.(1,2) And the only word for the chocolate industry's attempt to lump chocolate together with fruits and vegetables is chutzpah.
The women of the Bible are gutsy, creative people willing to take risks, break laws, or exercise whatever chutzpah is necessary to get the job done.
Toronto Raptors." Perhaps you're thinking that it takes a certain amount of chutzpah to throw what is effectively a basketball party for a product that is widely suspected of killing people, but chutzpah is often what good business is all about.
This history, including his defection from piety, lets him enter into the text with enough exuberance, gravity and chutzpah to free it from its respectable moorings and give it back to us in the form of experience.