Word: grit

 

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Synonyms: grit

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: grit

spanish
cascajo, arenisca, arena


german
split, streusand, schrot, schotter, kies

french
sable, sabler, vaillance, audace, gravier, ...

italian
ghiaia, sabbia

portuguese
cascalho, brita, gripe, grão, aperto

dutch
grind, gravel, steengruis, gruis

russian
строение, песок, гравий, грат

norwegian
mot, grus

swedish
grus

finnish
sora, sisu, sepeli, hiekka, hiekoittaa

czech
pískovec, písek, statečnost, štěrk, odvaha

polish
żwir, stanowczość, piaskowiec, zachrzęścić, grys, ...

greek
αμμόλιθος, άμμος, χαλίκι

ukrainian
пісок

estonian
südikus, peenkruus, pindama

croatian
borbenost, istrajnost

slovak
štrk

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The meaning and "use of": grit

noun
  • small, loose particles of stone or sand.
  • courage and resolve; strength of character.

verb
  • clench (the teeth), especially in order to keep one's resolve when faced with an unpleasant or painful duty.
  • move with or make a grating sound.

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