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verb as in gnash

verb as in grind


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He was helped in part to build the idea and the business through his grit.

Giuliani also labeled Philadelphia Democrats “elite,” which may be a historic first and fighting words in this town that prides itself on its grit.

One crucial lesson I have learned from my two years at the ’Tute is how to be a problem solver, through pure grit and commitment.

Sanding disks of various grit attach to the tool using stick-on adhesive or hook-and-loop fasteners.

Both grit and conscientiousness had a bit of predictive power on some outcomes, which isn’t surprising since some critics argue that grit is basically just a fancy repackaging of the older concept of conscientiousness.

After my crying spell stopped, I gritted my teeth, tucked my crutch under my right arm, and turned to my husband.

He consulted with his family, made a through-gritted-teeth call to the frontrunner, and bowed out.

At the end, the would-be Washington is moved: “Gather your armies,” he says, through gritted teeth.

Every time McCain played the role of old-school culture warrior, he seemed to do it through gritted teeth.

"What do you suppose I'm trying to do," gritted Mollie between clenched teeth.

His fists clenched upon sand, and it gritted between his fingers, sifted away.

I gritted my teeth at him, danced up and down, screaming an incoherent mockery and making antic faces.

Barney's answer came after a moment through gritted teeth: "I'll walk out—but I'll get you for this!"

"Ride up beside me and help me, or I shall let go," gritted Tad, holding to the fellow with all his strength.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gritted, such as: clamp, crush, grate, grit, and rub.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.