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Word: gusto

Definition: eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm


Sentences Containing 'gusto'

It's become widely accepted and I think people should be encouraged to sing it with great gusto, but it's got to be played in a way that enables them to do so.
On 4 December 1957, Bissell conducted a meeting at which the various techniques were summed up: Project GUSTO.
On Caravello's star commentary track for the DVD (recorded two years later,) he acknowledges that he has since realized that sequences in the film were set up as pranks on him (he says he read about it online,) and that he knows Barris and "Mole" (Barbieri) were intentionally conniving to infuriate him, yet he continues to speak of the "film" and his acting abilities with the same gusto.
The college song is "Ignatius teach us to know" and it is memorable for the gusto with which students sing the final line "the glory, the glory, the glory of your name."
The end result of GUSTO would be the Lockheed A-12 OXCART.
The label was sold to Lin Broadcasting (sale consummated in 1970), which in turn sold it to Tennessee Recording and Publishing Company, owned by Freddy Bienstock, Hal Neely, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, who sold it in 1974 to Gusto Records.
The Starday label briefly made a strong comeback in the mid 1970s when Gusto Records' Red Sovine took his recitation song record "Teddy Bear" to number one on the "Billboard" country chart in 1976 using the Starday label, and even made the back of the pop chart.
To reduce the spread of information about the follow-on, the work was moved into a new project. Called "GUSTO," only those with a need to know were cleared into it.
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