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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").
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.
But it was his work with the Heartstrings Community Foundation that won him this award.
The result is deeply effecting, skirting sentimentality, but not quite falling into it, but tugging at heartstrings nonetheless.
I received a letter from Ronnie and Grace Sinclair from Thurso about a lovely idea they had called Heartstrings.
This Valentine's Day weekend, David Taylor Dance Theatre of Edgewater, CO, teams up with the Colorado Chamber Players to strum on heartstrings and celebrate the passion of love.
When Lenny Moore settles into his usual seat today on the 40-yard line at Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium, he promises that when the visitors in the white uniforms with the distinctive blue horseshoe on their helmets run out of the tunnel, he won't have to fasten down his heartstrings.
VILLAGES OF KENYA: Heartstrings Theatre Ensemble of Kenya is working to organize its third annual "Villages of Kenya" festival this fall.
She still knows how to pluck heartstrings with beautiful melodies, especially on a song like "The Great Divide," and she offers an equal dollop of hope ("Joy") to balance out her well-aimed raps on today's deadliest lies and sins.
A quick, surprisingly well-written read, Confessions will pull at your heartstrings.