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Noun
Plural for strength of character
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“True, they have not that softness of speech which is said to be possessed by Londoners, but they have plenty of grit and backbone in their characters.”
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Plural for the spinal column
“The function of the vertebrate backbone relies on an array of tissues, with variable composition and structure integrated into a multitude of configurations.”
Noun
Plural for the chief support of a system or organization
“Therefore, the backbone of the squad remains the same, which will probably not be enough to improve on last season's third place.”
Noun
Plural for the core or basis for something
Noun
Plural for violent or hostile behavior
Noun
Plural for shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
Noun
Plural for the fundamental principles on which something is based
Noun
Plural for a foundation or starting point for further work
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