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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
References in classic literature ?
He threw himself heart and soul into the service of this great cause, and forgot to think about his book.
The summer months passed while I was thus engaged, heart and soul, in one pursuit.
No, not with my whole heart and soul, Stephen," she said with timid resolution.
There's one good thing springs out of all this,' said Richard Swiviller to himself when he had reached home and was hanging over the candle with the extinguisher in his hand, 'which is, that I now go heart and soul, neck and heels, with Fred in all his scheme about little Nelly, and right glad he'll be to find me so strong upon it.
Middlesbrough is not going to be the same without him, he was the heart and soul of the town.
The Heart and Soul evening is PS6 entry, and tickets to win the scooter and other prizes are PS5 each.
Set in a time before the fast track routes provided by The Voice and The X Factor, Heart and Soul is an insight into the highs and lows of trying to 'make it.
He did so until his heart was soothed, then flew back into the sky, promising humans and animals that he would always return as long as we love one another and understand that everyone, human and animal, is a heart and soul in one unity.
Heart and Soul owner Chumki Banerjee said: "Sumitra is visiting from India and wanted to jam with some western musicians.
Louise said: "I sent my photos into Heart And Soul when I discovered in the Irish Daily Mirror they were looking for a new face to represent them.