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1. grit

noun. ['ˈgrɪt'] a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone.

Synonyms

  • gritstone
  • sandstone

Antonyms

  • descend
  • disappear
  • overhead

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Words that Rhyme with Grit

  • transmit
  • resubmit
  • presplit
  • recommit
  • readmit
  • clampitt
  • submit
  • mcnitt
  • boblitt
  • unfit
  • splitt
  • split
  • savitt
  • remit
  • refit
  • politte
  • permit
  • legit
  • lafitte
  • laffitte
  • it-wit
  • gillett
  • douthitt
  • douthit
  • dewitt
  • devitt
  • davitt
  • commit
  • burditt
  • befit

Example sentences of the word grit


1. Noun, singular or mass
Dust the table with the duster to remove the grit left after sanding.

Quotes containing the word grit


1. Our brand of democracy is hard. But I can promise that a year from now, when I no longer hold this office, I'll be right there with you as a citizen - inspired by those voices of fairness and vision, of grit and good humor and kindness that have helped America travel so far.
- Barack Obama

2. You think intelligence and grit can succeed by themselves, but I'm telling you that's a pretty illusion.
- Nancy Kress, Steal Across the Sky

2. grit

noun. ['ˈgrɪt'] fortitude and determination.

Synonyms

  • sand
  • guts
  • backbone
  • moxie
  • fortitude

Antonyms

  • cowardice
  • uncover
  • natural object
  • outside

3. grit

verb. ['ˈgrɪt'] clench together.

Antonyms

  • undergarment

4. grit

verb. ['ˈgrɪt'] cover with a grit.

Synonyms

  • coat
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