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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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But the love stops there -- except for the heart-warming shout-out Paris includes to her Chihuahua, Tinkerbell.
by writer, mediator and conflict consultant David Evans is a gentle, inspirational book about the author's heart-warming relationship with a beloved cat, Mehitabel.
The Frog Princess carries young readers through the impressively pictured story of the young maiden's interest in the Frog People and her heart-warming struggle to discover where her true home is, as well as dealing with the greatest life-changing decision she's ever faced.
Almost everyone called me brave, which is heart-warming but surprising, since bravery was the very last thing on my mind.
But what's fun about telling many different stories is that I get to tell them in many different ways, some heart-warming and some utterly, inescapably terrifying.
While the loss of life and the level of destruction are heart wrenching, the out-pouring of support from countries around the world and from AvalonBay associates has been heart-warming.
Crye has written a heart-warming tale of true friendship.
In Tales from the Times, staff members of The New York Times recount humorous, heart-warming, outrageous, and down-to-earth tales garnered from their years of writing for the newspaper.
Aaliyah's fight for survival caught the imagination of the public and every milestone in her short life has been a cause for celebration Seeing her as a gurgling, happy, one-year-old is a heart-warming sight that will touch the hearts of people everywhere.
WHAT a heart-warming story about the two ladies who wentknickerless in New York
He lived next door to the Whizzer for 40 years and has a memory playbook full of heart-warming recollections of the great Justice.
While her self-help program misses a couple of hurdles, Bridget is good cheery company, taking even the worst disappointments with a heart-warming sense of humor, and one only hopes that she manages to end up with the beau she deserves (Colin Firth), and not the cad she wants (Hugh Grant).