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or pi·zazz or piz·zaz  (pĭ-zăz′)
n. Informal
1. Dazzling style; flamboyance; flair.
2. Vigorous spirit; energy or excitement.

[Origin unknown.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pizzaz - the activeness of an energetic personalitypizzaz - the activeness of an energetic personality
activeness, activity - the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"
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The Mazda 2 and 3 are great cars but the Takuya version adds more than just a little pizzaz.
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