Definition of sand :
1. A single particle of such stone.
2. Courage; pluck; grit.
3. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent when wet.
4. The sand in the hourglass; hence, a moment or interval of time; the term or extent of one's life.
5. To bury ( oysters) beneath drifting sand or mud.
6. To drive upon the sand.
7. To mix with sand for purposes of fraud; as, to sand sugar.
8. To sprinkle or cover with sand.
9. Tracts of land consisting of sand, like the deserts of Arabia and Africa; also, extensive tracts of sand exposed by the ebb of the tide.
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courage (part of speech: noun)
resolution (part of speech: noun)
diligence, decisiveness, resolution, heartiness, determination, dauntlessness, stoniness, headstrongness, stubbornness, tirelessness, toughness, trueness, devotion, fervency, faithfulness, bullheadedness, staunchness
smooth (part of speech: verb)
perseverance (part of speech: noun)
bravery, steadfastness, indomitability, survivability, unfailingness, abidingness, endurance, persistence, staying power, tenacity, perseverance, lastingness, stamina, grit, indefatigability, patience
- " The sand was very wet this morning, even inside the bank," Aurora said. - "Whosoever Shall Offend", F. Marion Crawford.
- It is heavy walking in this deep sand; let me help you. - "Elsie at Nantucket", Martha Finley.
- Away in the distance at one end of the long street- which had no pavement but yellow sand- there was a shooting gallery, and every second or two was marked off with a shot, or a shout of applause or derision. - "The Port of Adventure", Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson.