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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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The latter actually has inflicted wounds -- not to mention near heart attacks -- on two turkey hunters I know.
Parents may have a near heart attack if their child goes missing or gets sick or is heart.
I had two near heart attacks, suspected prostate cancer, skin cancer and I was about 10 or 11 stone overweight.
I just want to give Corey and Cobey the belt - and I didn't want to give my missus a near heart attack like I did last time

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