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Synonyms for spunk
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kindling, tinder, touchwood, spunk, punk(noun)

    material for starting a fire

    Synonyms:
    hoodlum, firing, goon, lighting, tinder, hood, mettle, ignition, strong-armer, heart, toughie, tough, punk rock, kindling, inflammation, punk, thug, punk rocker, nerve, touchwood

  2. heart, mettle, nerve, spunk(noun)

    the courage to carry on

    "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"

    Synonyms:
    affection, affectionateness, substance, brass, punk, philia, nervus, meat, tinder, centre, cheek, center, tenderness, kindling, core, marrow, sum, nerve, ticker, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, gist, warmness, inwardness, pith, heart, bosom, pump, essence, face, mettle, warmheartedness, heart and soul, touchwood, fondness, boldness, eye, middle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spunk(n.)

    Synonyms:
    touchwood

  2. spunk(n.)

    Synonyms:
    punk, amadou, agaric, german tinder

  3. spunk(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] spirit, pluck, mettle, energy, force, courage

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    moxie, grit

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