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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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Very highly recommended for any who would cultivate a giving heart.
Scientists at Imperial College London hope that giving heart attack victims an injection of stem cells will allow damaged hearts to mend themselves, saving lives and greatly cutting the odds of further ill health, the Daily Mail reported.
Speaking of Kennedy's 47year political career, Mr Obama said: "Though it is Ted Kennedy's historic body of achievement we will remember, it is his giving heart that we will miss.
MAYOR of London Boris Johnson evoked the cult film Apocalypse Now in a New Year's message aimed at giving heart to the capital's residents in the face of the economic downturn.
LET US remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first.