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Synonyms for grit

Synonyms for grit

a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

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fortitude and determination

cover with a grit

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clench together

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admitting India into the global nuclear fold - albeit grudgingly and with gritted teeth in some cases - is now deemed to be more beneficial than keeping India as a permanent outsider.
Whether conducted through gritted teeth on the shop floor or through raised eyebrows in the boardroom, workplace conflict can reduce production and quality and increase the risk of litigation.
This was certainly something different which took several days of muscle and gritted teeth.
an artificial [cheeriness], one with gritted teeth, that conveys a threat as well.
HOLLYWOOD - His right hand almost a blur, his face a mask of gritted teeth and single-minded focus, Leif Becker moved down a row of stacked, inch-thick pine boards, breaking them in half and sending pieces of wood flying into the air.
Both performances of Paquita, staged for PNB with a certain Soviet vulgarity in 1989 by Yelena Vinogradova, had their imperfections: Thursday Barker seemed to be grinning through gritted teeth, but she danced the pas de deux seamlessly.
The reformer" he writes through gritted teeth, "continues to bear a sense of great responsibility to his family and supporters for his mistake in permitting a chain of events to be set up that would make a continuation of a serious national campaign of ideas, issues, and reforms impossible.
WE LOVE SPORT ETERNAL GLORY (ITV, 8pm) EXPECT to see yet more displays of gritted teeth, super-human strength and amazing agility that will leave you feeling wholly inadequate and lazier than a sedated-sloth as you slump on your sofa marvelling at their muscles.
Through gritted teeth the Mercedes ace tried to claim it was "a blessing in disguise", because it gave him a better starting position on the Spa track.
And so out we went, to our favourite place, Jamie's Italian, where we stuffed our faces with no hint of a gritted teeth "will you JUST eat it" conversation in sight.
Youri celebrated rather too excitedly," Jansen said through the rest of his gritted teeth before getting his missing molar replaced.
If David Attenborough was to describe it, he'd call it The Gritted Teeth, Clenched Muscled, Wide Eyed Stare of Sheer Will.
THROUGH gritted teeth I have to pay tribute to Alex Ferguson for Man United's 20th Premier League title.
THE HOTEL Channel 4, 8pm Admittedly, it can't be easy running a hotel; having the ability to keep everybody happy all the time and doing it through those stubbornly gritted teeth with a pseudo-friendly grin plastered across your face.
There was humour too - although Trpceski's wry smile when an electronic bleeper sounded in the audience at a particularly gentle moment must have been through gritted teeth.