"gumption" in the noun sense
1. common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, sense, mother wit
sound practical judgment
"Common sense is not so common"
"he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"
"fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
2. backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand, gumption
fortitude and determination
"he didn't have the guts to try it"
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