Gumption

Definition of Gumption

Gump´tion
n.1.
1.Capacity; shrewdness; common sense.
One does not have gumption till one has been properly cheated.
- Lord Lytton.
2.(Paint.) The art of preparing colors.
3.Megilp.
3.initiative; resourcefulness.
4.Courage; guts.

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