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brave (part of speech: adjective)
- I'm terribly gritty- as gritty as any man- but I can't do that!" - "Richard Dare's Venture", Edward Stratemeyer.
- One day towards the last of the month a bitter wind was driving through the bleak, stony little street, sending clouds of gritty, frozen dust before it. - "The Front Yard", Constance Fenimore Woolson.
- The broad streets were hilly; the wind, coming in puffs, met them with clouds of gritty white dust. - "The Getting of Wisdom", Henry Handel Richardson.