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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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We wanted to do that as kind of recognition of the support we have had since we launched the Kickstarter campaign," said Dave, who plays drums in Frankie and the Heartstrings, when his leg isn't in a brace ("charity football injury").
We soon plunge into the Heartstrings hit parade, That Girl That Scene, I Still Follow You, and Photograph all capture and captivate the now merry throng.
She said: "It was great to finally release Heartstrings and see everyone's reaction, as it was the first thing I've done in a long time.
Arts Umbrella has named Nancy Golden as chairwoman of the organization's 2011-12 HeartStrings fundraising campaign.
Heartstrings is their fourth album and the first they have recorded in their adopted hometown of London - laying down the tracks in just 11 days.
I received a letter from Ronnie and Grace Sinclair from Thurso about a lovely idea they had called Heartstrings.
Lilliput kept spirits high with their sun-tinted brand of indie-folk, and later on Frankie and the Heartstrings exhorted crowds to clap along to their toe-tapping jaunty indie tunes.
Frankie and the boys pulled on our heartstrings at the Georgian.
Then try tugging at his heartstrings by talking about abandoned dogs needing a new home and get him along to see some.
But mum Rosilda appealed for leniency at last week's disciplinary tribunal and her tug at the heartstrings paid off.
The Villa boss sends his side out against Fulham tomorrow but there won't be any pulled heartstrings.
Amusing but also tugging at the heartstrings, it affirms that anyone's choice is really okay as long as it's the right one for them.