Word of the Week: Moxie

Every week we’ll be featuring an exceptional, useful, or just plain weird word. Use it to inspire a poem, impress your coworkers, or scare away the person sitting too close to you on the bus.


The word of the week is moxie.


slang, from the carbonated beverage Moxie

1. The ability to face difficulty with spirit and courage.
2. Aggressive energy; initiative.

backbone – determination – fortitude

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