hutzpah :

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  • n  (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity

  • The sheer hutzpah of it all is just astonishing.
  • Therefore, for you to direct me to them , as if you are an authority on them, is what we call in Israel "hutzpah" (you have some nerve).
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  • Faulty memory
    While good reasons abound for not bombing Syria, Richard Greene didn’t list even one in his Sunday column, “Not much support is developing for the Obama team’s planned strike on Syria.” His raison d’être: to rehabilitate his former boss, W. You’ve got to give Greene credit for his loyalty and unabashed hutzpah, like when he compares Bush’s and Obama’s teams “records of service.”
    Sept. 10, 2013 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram

  • Katie Smith in Washington Post
    This is just another game,US co-captain Katie Smith said. "I don't think the Becky thing is going to be an issue unless it comes down to the medal round. During this tournament it doesn't have any kind of hutzpah. When it comes down to...
  • Tzipi Livni in Ynetnews
    Livni said, "The prime minister's text yesterday was the height of cynicism, if not the height of hutzpah".

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