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grit·ty

gritty

 
pronunciation:
grI ti
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: grittier, grittiest
definition 1: composed of, containing, or similar to grit.
The water was still gritty even after we installed a filter.
definition 2: stubbornly courageous; hardy in spirit.
We all loved the stories about the gritty sheriff who brought the bad guys to justice.
similar words:
doughty
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derivations: grittily (adv.), grittiness (n.)