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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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A woman also comes to stroke the piglet through the car window and the officer asks "how cute is he?" Officers tweeted about the incident saying: "Our officers saved this plucky piglet from a busy road yesterday morning.
Ryan and Plucky Dip may not be finished yet as plans are afoot to attempt a treble of first-timers at Windsor on Monday.
We don't want to be plucky Scottish losers, we are bold enough and brave enough to win these games now.
Alder FC need a Shaun Davies goal to see off a plucky challenge from Edge Hill BCOB.
JAMES Haskell accepts England should be toppling the southern hemisphere giants and takes no pride in being "plucky runners-up".
BATH: 2.10 Brown Velvet, 2.40 Dreams Of Glory, 3.10 Kosika, 3.40 Plucky Dip, 4.10 Aurelia Cotta, 4.40 Royal Kosika, 3.40 Plucky Dip, 4.10 Aurelia Cotta, 4.40 Royal Warranty, 5.10 Happy Families.
GRAHAM Rowntree insists England will head to Edinburgh for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash with Scotland determined to shed their "plucky losers" tag.
Her response echoes Aussie Paul Hogan's line in his 1986 movie when he tells a mugger with a blade: "That's not a PLUCKY: OAP knife," before pulling out a huge weapon and adding: "That's a knife!" But Surtees, 31, disarmed and punched Jean, who has arthritis and uses a walking stick, before stealing her laptop and handbag, Bradford crown court heard.
"Pepita and the Bully" is a bilingual illustrated children's book about a plucky heroine named Pepita who has to find ways to deal with a bully girl named Babette.
Summary: JOHANNESBURG, Jun 03, SPA -- 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.
What a contrast to plucky Jessica Watson, who wanted to be the youngest person to sail solo around the world.
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.
SHREWSBURY Antoinette "Plucky" (DeSimone) Latino, 96, of Shrewsbury died peacefully Sunday November 2, 2008 in St.