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grit

(grit)
Denotes the size of a particle found on the surface of abrasive materials.
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"We should have come here wanting to do the gritty stuff and enjoy the gritty stuff.
Joker has been described as the "exploration of a man disregarded by society [that] is not only a gritty character study but also a broader cautionary tale." Phillips co-wrote the script with Scott Silver.
The instructions from the producers were clear and simple: to capture what was local and showcase places that looked gritty but had tasty fare.
Jane Got A Gun Thursday, Film4, 10.40pm Gritty girl-power western with Natalie Portman as a rootin'-tootin' gunslinger.
Watersmeet in gritty win LAST year's Coronation Cup runner-up Frontiersman could manage only third on his all-weather debut at Wolverhampton last night as Watersmeet booked his ticket for the Betway All-Weather Marathon Championship final with a gritty neck win in the 2m fast-track qualifier.
Gritty people, gritty nurses, are both goal directed and able to respond to immediate needs especially nurses in the ED, ICU, or trauma where quick responses are required.
Bollywood celebrities such as Karan Johar, Farhan Akhtar and Sidharth Malhotra have praised actress Shraddha Kapoor's "intense and gritty" look from the teaser of upcoming film Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai .
DAVID Morrissey, as the advertising world has recognised, is a natural voice-over artist - but he's even better when he gets stuck into a meaty acting role in a gritty drama.
Michael Glawogger Austrian filmmaker known for gritty docus
Top-dress lawns with a layer >of gritty loam-based compost.
TOP-DRESS lawns with a layer of gritty loam-based compost.
They will also revive Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's gritty and glamorous The Seven Deadly Sins, which was written 80 years ago.