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grit

Synonyms of grit in English:

noun

  • 1 the grit from the paths
    sand, dust, dirt;
  • 2 just the grit we're looking for in a candidate
    courage, bravery, pluck, mettle, backbone, spirit, strength of character, strength of will, moral fiber, steel, nerve, fortitude, toughness, hardiness, resolve, resolution, determination, tenacity, perseverance, endurance
    informal guts, spunk
  • verb

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  • 1 Gina gritted her teeth
    clench, clamp together, shut tightly;
    grind, gnash
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