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ˈmɛt l

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  1. heart, mettle, nerve, spunk(noun)

    the courage to carry on

    "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"

    affection, affectionateness, substance, brass, punk, philia, nervus, meat, tinder, centre, cheek, center, tenderness, kindling, core, marrow, sum, nerve, ticker, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, gist, warmness, inwardness, pith, heart, bosom, pump, essence, face, warmheartedness, heart and soul, touchwood, fondness, spunk, boldness, eye, middle


  1. mettle(noun)

    A quality of endurance and courage.

    courage, spirit, heart

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mettle

    ardor, spirit, life, fire, animation

    hebetude, insensibility, callousness, placidity, stoicism, cowardice, submissiveness, slavishness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mettle(n.)

    spirit, nerve, vigor, ardor, pluck, hardihood, courage

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    courage, fortitude

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  • Enthusiasmus, Eifer, Stamina, MutGerman
  • rohkeus, sopuisuus, lujahermoisuusFinnish
  • prouesseFrench
  • moed, temperament, karakterDutch
  • пыл, рвение, выносливостьRussian
  • mod, kurage, karaktär, eldighetSwedish

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