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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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When crews from Tynemouth arrived they found a man lying by his car being given heart massage by members of the public.
For example, the longer you run at any given heart rate, the harder the overall workout becomes.
The National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers, which was defending the right to hold so-called ``refusal to teach'' ballots when faced with having to take back violent pupils, said the Lords ruling had given heart to every teacher in England.
If the United States had successfully pursued this peace feeler, it might have given heart to the dissident German leadership and led to an earlier peace in Europe, too.
Researchers in Tokyo and Boston, led by Mitsuaki Isobe of the University of Tokyo, tested antibodies against LFA-1 and ICAM-1 in mice given heart transplants.
Coun Chris Watkins said: "We have been given Heart Town status and this has really caught the imagination of the community.