Gritted
Grit Grit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gritted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gritting}.] To grind; to rub harshly together; to grate; as, to grit the teeth. [Collog.] [1913 Webster]

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  • grit — [[t]grɪ̱t[/t]] grits, gritting, gritted 1) N UNCOUNT Grit is very small pieces of stone. It is often put on roads in winter to make them less slippery. He felt tiny bits of grit and sand peppering his knees. 2) N UNCOUNT If someone has grit, they …   English dictionary

  • grit — I UK [ɡrɪt] / US noun [uncountable] 1) very small pieces of stone or sand 2) informal determination to succeed, even in very difficult situations II UK [ɡrɪt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms grit : present tense I/you/we/they grit he/she/it… …   English dictionary

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