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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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Then there were those five Dirty Harry films and his catchphrase, delivered with narrowed eyes and gritted teeth, 'Do you feel lucky, punk?' He's had lighter moments too, playing opposite an orangutan in the Every Which Way...
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.
THROUGH gritted teeth I have to pay tribute to Alex Ferguson for Man United's 20th Premier League title.
Gutted Martin couldn't take solace from his wife's happiness and joked: "Of course I congratulate them - through gritted teeth!"
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. But since Luiz's arrival at Chelsea an outbreak of Fernando Torres fever has completely overshadowed the frizzy-haired Brazilian stopper.
"We all accepted through gritted teeth that he could come back, but we all overlook the fact that it wasn't that long ago, drug-free, that the guy was running 9.87 (seconds) in Paris behind Tim Montgomery."
"If Derek predicts the winner, I'm sure we'll be paying out with gritted teeth."
As Judd did not write, but should have with gritted teeth: No parts, dammit!
Grinning through gritted teeth, he told his sons: "I hate doing this.
And if you're being amicable through gritted teeth, then there's no point.
"It's what I've always wanted," says Sharon through gritted teeth.