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Synonyms for grit
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grit, gritrock, gritstonenoun

    a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

    Synonyms:
    gumption, gritstone, guts, backbone, sand, moxie, gritrock

  2. backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand, gumptionverb

    fortitude and determination

    "he didn't have the guts to try it"

    Synonyms:
    mainstay, good sense, lynchpin, mother wit, spine, sand, gritrock, horse sense, gritstone, spinal column, keystone, common sense, linchpin, back, backbone, gumption, anchor, rachis, moxie, guts, vertebral column, sense

  3. gritverb

    cover with a grit

    "grit roads"

  4. gritverb

    clench together

    "grit one's teeth"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gritnoun

    Synonyms:
    bran

  2. gritnoun

    Synonyms:
    sand, gravel, small pebbles

  3. gritnoun

    Synonyms:
    gritstone, gritrock

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gritnoun

    Synonyms:
    firmness, resolution, courage, fortitude, spirit, determination

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "grit":

    gravel, cran, spunk, grain, sand

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How to use grit in a sentence?

  1. Jessamyn West:

    It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes -- it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.

  2. Zach Gilford:

    People always think of me as the nice guy, the guy you ’d want to bring home to mom, look, I hate using the term ‘ action hero, ’ but I ’m definitely a bit more of an alpha male [ in this ]. You know, I used to lead backpacking trips in Alaska. I’ve been charged by bears. So I definitely have a little more grit to me than what most people realize.

  3. Prashant Agarwal:

    Do you know greatness is not an inborn talent? Yes, It is not an inborn talent, people are not born with all those virtues which made them great. It only comes from inner desire, grit, and determination to accomplish extraordinary things, which makes them great. It commences from setting a goal, chalking out plans for its fulfillment, and giving your best to attain and last but not the least, is your belief and your optimistic nature. You can’t achieve success overnight. So, never be afraid of taking risks and embracing failure. You have to pour loads of effort and incessant hard work to reach a stage you would have always dreamt of. Our history is profused with a plethora of instances of great men and women who inspire us to touch the sky. Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Thomas Edison, and many others have proved that you can do anything you put your mind to and become great.

  4. Tristan Zier:

    At Exec, he was willing to scrub toilets for clients. At Cruise, he was willing to go out on mapping car runs in the middle of the night. He's a hard worker through and through, he's got the grit required for early stage startups.

  5. Jill Biden:

    No one has more strength and grit and resilience than our military families, but you can't do this alone, we have to help you carry this weight by approving access to mental health resources, ensuring everyone can put food on the table, and supporting caregiving families and survivors.

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