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1. gritty

adjective. ['ˈgrɪti'] composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency.

Synonyms

  • mealy
  • farinaceous
  • coarse
  • coarse-grained
  • granular
  • grainy
  • harsh

Antonyms

  • achondritic
  • pleasant
  • agreeable
  • kind

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Rhymes with Gritty

  • new-york-city
  • kansas-city
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  • tarditi
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  • committee
  • commitee
  • whitty
  • twitty
  • smitty
  • pretty
  • clytie
  • witty
  • pity
  • nitty
  • miltie
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  • city
  • citi
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Sentences with gritty


1. Noun, singular or mass
Roll the cement in sand to get a gritty, harsh finish to approximate the appearance of natural rock.

2. Adjective
Gently cleansing skin with something gritty helps to lift away excess oil and dead skin cells at any age.

3. Noun, plural
Rust patches will feel gritty like a scab.

Quotes about gritty


1. I have a 12:34 representational time dance. I do it at 3:33 every other Tuesday (twice a day). If you’d like to participate in my choreographed dance routine, bring a football helmet and a half empty can of tuna (keeps the stray cats away, because I perform in a gritty, grimy downtown alley).
- Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.

2. I find Bukowski to be so edgy, gritty, and daring that he oozes romance, and if couples read him in bed they would appreciate what they have.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. nitty-gritty

noun. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.

Synonyms

  • core
  • centre
  • sum
  • hypostasis
  • center
  • bare bones
  • heart and soul
  • cognitive content
  • haecceity
  • pith
  • marrow
  • gist
  • meat
  • quiddity
  • nub
  • mental object
  • quintessence
  • substance
  • kernel
  • content
  • inwardness
  • essence
  • heart

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

3. gritty

adjective. ['ˈgrɪti'] willing to face danger.

Synonyms

  • courageous
  • brave
  • gamy
  • game
  • spirited
  • gamey
  • spunky

Antonyms

  • starchless
  • smooth
  • refined
  • superior
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