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1(forceful)(article) incisivo(slogan/campaign) con garra informal(musical number) brioso
- In my resultant article I actually compared Montreal to an afternoon soap opera - a punchy, passionate, sentimental place full of ridiculous arguments and beautiful women.
- The mores among boxers are such that fighters seldom admit to others that they are "punchy" or "washed-up."
- I've long admired the punchy, humorous letters of G. Wallace.
- The album feels like it was cut in half - the first five songs are punchy and aggressive, hacking through the meat of their choruses with a carnivorous zeal.
- Brooks' dialogue is punchy and fast, each sentence giving new insight into the characters' often-strange behavior.
- The new model is far better, with a sharper, more stylish nose and an attractive roofline that plunges at the rear to give the car a punchy, powerful appearance.
- Palestrina's work is short, punchy and highly effective.
- Hollywood hated the movie, but it still got a consolation mention for its punchy sound effects editing.
- Their tender flesh was contrasted with the punchy crushed-peppercorn crust and well-matched with a light citrus sauce and the exquisitely sliced and grilled zucchini.
- The punchy, vivid language has the immediacy of a news bulletin: these are facts, Hemingway is telling us, and they can't be ignored.
- I enjoyed this punchy, powerful musk peach-and rose-scented white that has the strength of character to cope with testing dishes such as vitello tonnato.
- The protesters use strong, punchy slogans and a distinctive attention-grabbing style on signs and in literature distributed at many of the events.
- Whatever it is, if the dancers move like Forsythe's punchy, direct sentences, this will be fantastic.
- Chown's delivery is punchy, conversational and well-stocked with reader-friendly analogies keeping galactic concepts at an everyday level.
- Where short sentences would have been impactful and punchy, McNamee prefers lengthy, brain-numbing lines.
- This increased concussive damage is what leads to a boxer being punchy.
- The only time I felt provoked to send him a strong punchy letter was when he flew out on a secret mission to China, in the early 1970s, as Nixon's special messenger.
- The sound is a great mono presentation, quite dynamic, with punchy sound effects and good, clear dialogue.
- Striking a decent balance between pop catchyness and powerful rock dynamics, they're sweet but not syrupy, punchy but not overwrought.
- Both of the schoolgirl characters are portrayed convincingly, the dialogue being sharp, punchy and humorous.
- The film is smart, moving and punchy at turns and Braff's Andrew Largeman is delightfully monotone and instantly loveable.
- Indeed, some of the more educated politicians even deliberately emulate the punchy and aggressive godfather style in order to capture the rural ground.
2US informal(exhausted)grogui informal
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