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Noun
Small loose particles of stone or sand
“Wash them well in fresh, clear water to remove any grit or insects.”
Noun
Courage and determination
“He showed true grit as he completed the 4.3-mile run in 55 minutes in spite of suffering from prostate cancer.”
Verb
Grate
“I did not expect a travel story so real that I could almost feel the dust gritting between my teeth.”
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