That Word is a segment where I will be posting a new word each week. They are words that I’ve newly discovered or words I’ve known but wanted to be more thorough in knowing the meaning. This could be for you writer’s like myself looking carefully into the words we use or it could be for those people who are just interested in all kinds of different words. No matter which one you are, this post is for you. This week’s word is…
Where I Discovered It
While a word that certainly has some familiarity it particularly struck me as I was reading Cinder by Marissa Meyer.
- initiative; aggressiveness; resourcefulness
- courage; spunk; guts;
- common sense; shrewdness
“I was hoping you would have inherited more gumption from our people.” ~ Dr. Erland p. 276 of Cinder
Michael gathered his gumption. This would be no easy task.
“Use your gumption. Don’t be stupid.” Michael said.