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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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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.
ANDY Murray fought with gritted teeth and weary limbs to hold onto his number one dreams and reach his first final at the ATP World Tour Finals.
But now I will be watching it through gritted teeth.
It's what I've always wanted," says Sharon through gritted teeth.
Then there were those five Dirty Harry films and his catchphrase, delivered with narrowed eyes and gritted teeth, 'Do you feel lucky, punk?
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.
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.
Everyone connected with the the race, its financing and organisation deserves praise, even, through gritted teeth, Kirklees Council.
There may be a dozen good reasons to employ your spouse but in public office, the practice - outlawed at Holyrood, tolerated through gritted teeth at Westminster, and about to be banned at Brussels - looks like a convenient way to make money on the public purse and it is not acceptable.
Youri celebrated rather too excitedly," Jansen said through the rest of his gritted teeth before getting his missing molar replaced.
THROUGH gritted teeth I have to pay tribute to Alex Ferguson for Man United's 20th Premier League title.
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.
Especially at this time of year, when atmospheres could be made so much better with the simple sending of a card through gritted teeth and letting kids know they needn't feel guilty for splitting their time between two families.
Mr Osborne is now having to re-introduce, through gritted teeth, state support for the economy.
He is difficult of course because he is a big player so now I am so happy that I can play in the same team as him and not against him," said Luiz, no doubt through gritted teeth.