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Archaic extravagant or unbalanced religious fervour
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The latter song is famous for the gung-ho attitude of the young male suitor - Make me a wreck as I come back/But spare me as I'm gone - who is taken by the demon drink, crossing the Clyde rather than the alcohol.
As a draw was the actual requirement, it could not be described as a gung-ho attitude.
While some wonder whether the show--with its gung-ho attitude toward fast cars--can last in a world beset by dwindling gas supplies and global warming, the franchise's managing director, Adam Waddell, is confident in its future.
No matter how ambitious you are, I defy anyone to go on the course and then go skipping off to a risky situation with a gung-ho attitude.
Sebastian Vettel has vowed to curb his gung-ho attitude in today's title showdown and send Fernando Alonso's ambitions of a third crown spinning.
While most writers have industry connections, backgrounds and pedigrees, I come armed with little more than a gung-ho attitude, a sinking sense of my own naivety and a burning passion to tell my story.
Leafield nicked a surprise lead and looked good value for it as their gung-ho attitude paid early dividends.
Yet, both Mark Hughes off the pitch, and Shay Given on it, were alarmed at the gung-ho attitude City adopted in the final few minutes as Wolves desperately searched for an equaliser.
Yet, both Sky Blues manager Mark Hughes off the pitch, and goalkeeper Shay Given on it, were alarmed at the gung-ho attitude City adopted in the final few minutes yesterday as Wolves desperately searched for an equaliser.
It's great that fans can identify with certain players and Franck has got that gung-ho attitude.
Cooper said: "There's no way Wigan are going to come here with a gung-ho attitude.
Carry a gung-ho attitude "We can change things here, we can achieve awesome goals, we can be the best.