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Adjective
Containing or covered with grit
“This time, the main concern was a significant ash plume carrying gritty pulverized rock and silica that could damage aircraft engines and the surfaces of cars and homes.”
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Showing courage and resolve
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“He outmanoeuvred and overpowered the gritty Australian to race through the opening two sets, hitting the corners of the court at will with his heavy groundstrokes.”
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Intense and starkly realistic, especially if violent
“A gritty film about inner-city deprivation.”
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Displaying, or having a reputation for, bravery
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Full of energy and enthusiasm
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Frank and realistic in the depiction of unpleasant situations
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Having a predisposition to argue or engage in confrontations
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Bold and without shame
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Indelicate or coarse in appearance or manner
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