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gritting (See grit)


1 a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone [syn: gritrock, gritstone]
2 fortitude and determination; "he didn't have the guts to try it" [syn: backbone, guts, moxie, sand, gumption]


1 cover with a grit; "grit roads"
2 clench together; "grit one's teeth" [also: gritting, gritted]

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  1. present participle of grit
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