Another busy morning, Lhay popped up again in my IM and gave me a link to this word:
Audio Help /ˈxʊtspə, ˈhʊt-/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[khoot-spuh, hoot-] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
1. unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall.
2. audacity; nerve.
Also, chutzpah, hutzpa, hutzpah.
[Origin: 1890–95; <>
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