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English adjective: gritty

1. gritty composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

SamplesGranular sugar.
The photographs were grainy and indistinct.
It left a mealy residue.

Synonymscoarse-grained, farinaceous, grainy, granular, granulose, mealy

Similarcoarse, harsh


2. gritty willing to face danger

Synonymsgame, gamey, gamy, mettlesome, spirited, spunky

Similarbrave, courageous

Antonymscowardly, fearful

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