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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 film, shot on a mobile phone has not been independently authenticated, but Sakkar, of the 20,000-strong Independent Omar al-Farouq Brigade, seems to cut out the soldier's heart.
Over the years and well into the 20th century, many names--including Da Costa's syndrome as well as combat neurosis, shell shock, soldier's heart, neurocirculatory asthenia, and/or simply anxiety neurosis, as my father called it--have been applied to this syndrome.
I think after the Civil War they called it soldier's heart.
The morter rode the boy astride So harsh and powerful was the tide I'd rather rip that soldier's heart I wonder if he has that part
For that reason alone Soldier's Heart is a valuable book, and ideally it will reach many readers.
Marshall spoke matter-of-factly about the common understanding within the Army: "The Soldier's heart, the Soldier's spirit, the Soldier's soul are everything.

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