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Definition 1: willing to face danger - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for gritty in the sense of this definition

(gritty is similar to ...) possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching

"Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring" "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain" "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"

Definition 2: composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gritty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • granular sugar
  • the photographs were grainy and indistinct
  • it left a mealy residue

Synonyms for gritty in the sense of this definition

(gritty is similar to ...) of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles

"coarse meal" "coarse sand" "a coarse weave"

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