grit tier

gritty

[grit-ee]
adjective, grittier, grittiest.
1.
consisting of, containing, or resembling grit; sandy.
2.
resolute and courageous; plucky.

Origin:
1590–1600; grit + -y1

grittily, adverb
grittiness, noun
ungritty, adjective
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gritty (ˈɡrɪtɪ)
 
adj , -tier, -tiest
1.  courageous; hardy; resolute
2.  of, like, or containing grit
 
'grittily
 
adv
 
'grittiness
 
n

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