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Howard University, with a coach’s moxie and a superstar’s money, takes on golfInstead, he smothered it.A decade after collapsing, Rory McIlroy is still trying to get off the deck at the Masters|Barry Svrluga|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
The judges were charmed by her moxie but not impressed with her moves.Cloris Leachman, Oscar-winning actress who played Frau Blücher (neighhh!) in ‘Young Frankenstein,’ dies at 94|Adam Bernstein|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Because of all that moxie, it’s hard to remember that Mayfield’s story is closer to that of Rudy, the ultimate underdog, than to a star quarterback like Peyton Manning, who was highly touted from an early age.
And the CDC team that arrived to ensure they were properly trained and equipped found them in no need of moxie and dedication.
He has a big personality made for TV, plenty of moxie, ego and mental sharpness.
I do not mean to be disrespectful, but Lewis was as disrespectful as could be when he was young and full of moxie.Elizabeth Wurtzel: My Tea Party Mom Loves Al Jazeera America|Elizabeth Wurtzel|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The recipe is inexact; a crazy mix of luck, audacity, and moxie.Exclusive: A Photo Essay on the Making of ‘The Spectacular Now’|Michael H. Weber, Scott Neustadter|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He would have taken a bit of a beating, but shown not only remorse, but some actual moxie.
They are about seven feet tall, not too heavy, but they got plenty moxie.Hoiman and the Solar Circuit|Gordon Dewey
The woods about Moxie Lake were literally carpeted with Linna.
Our birch bark was not finished and christened till we reached Moxie.
Trout weighing four and five pounds have been taken at Moxie, but none of that size came to our hand.
I had never before seen or heard this bird, and its loud cackle in the woods about Moxie was a new sound to me.