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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gritty  \Grit"ty\  (-t[y^]),  a. 
  1.  Containing  sand  or  grit;  consisting  of  grit;  caused  by 
  grit;  full  of  hard  particles. 
 
  2.  Spirited;  resolute;  unyielding.  [Colloq.,  U.  S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gritty 
  adj  1:  composed  of  or  covered  with  relatively  large  particles; 
  "granular  sugar";  "gritty  sand"  [syn:  {farinaceous},  {coarse-grained}, 
  {grainy},  {granular},  {granulose},  {mealy},  {sandy}] 
  2:  willing  to  face  danger  [syn:  {game},  {gamy},  {gamey},  {mettlesome}, 
  {spirited},  {spunky}] 




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