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consisting of or covered with large particles

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composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

willing to face danger

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Names put forward to Oldham council include Gritter Garbo, after the Hollywood actress, Gritty Gritty Bang Bang, Gritney Spears - and Gritty McGritface.
And The Driver (BBC1, Tuesday) is definitely a gritty drama.
His gritty docus included "Megacities," which looked at people struggling to survive in four cities, "Whores' Glory," about prostitution, and "Workingman's Death," on the extremes people go to earn a living in the developing world.
Also, the expression 'The Nitty Gritty' arose in the US in the mid-20th century and it has been suggested that nitty refers to nits and gritty means the grit left at the bottom of a barrel.
They will also revive Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's gritty and glamorous The Seven Deadly Sins, which was written 80 years ago.
Gritty Realism, which has its headquarters at Tredomen Park in Hengoed, has received a number of accolades for its graphic style within its first two years of operation and has regularly supplied animated documentaries and films to a number of broadcasters and other organisations across the UK.
Of all these soils, gritty materials are probably the most harmful to carpets," adds Baxter.
The latest in a popular series of gritty war games has a whole section devoted to an assassination and car chase in Dubai.
20) was a gritty winner at Hexham in December and is taken to defy a 4lb higher mark this afternoon.
Summary: A new teaser clip from upcoming gritty Brit flick, Suicide Kids, has been released.
Though best known for the paintings which adorns each Virgin aeroplane, Ken is showing his 'Our Town' series, a set of gritty, distorted paintings of industrial Britain.
Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company of Portland, ME, has announced it is changing the make-up of its variety pack to include its new 21 IPA.
THE VERDICT This dark crime drama features a gritty Crowe as an obsessed cop who refuses to believe a young killer has reformed.
The cheap stuff typically uses clay as filler which gives it a gritty consistency.
An aspiring prize fighter, a man who has given up the law for his own gain, and a jaded detective are just three of the characters in the gritty 1930s Chicago setting of "Windy City Nocturne".