gritty

[ grit-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF gritty

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRITTY

At this point in his reflections Wakefield's elbows began to feel rough and gritty.

It promised to be a glorious day, and London was stifling and gritty.

They felt the tops of their caps—they and the deck were gritty.

"It was gritty of Ralph to shut the bridge and stop 'em for you," went on the old man.

Chris called it gritty, and said it was the sand—to himself.

If he mentions his rice, he must not call it rice, but his gritty rice.

So hungry were they that they made no complaint about the gritty state of the loaves.

The last was the easiest job for our fellows were sure gritty.

The wood is gritty and thorn-like and unites very imperfectly with the apple.

The windows reeked with moisture; the floor was gritty with sand.

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