heart

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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 old adage of "a penny saved is a penny earned" is worth taking to heart.
Sir Clive Woodward is obviously taking to heart the generous Saga sponsorship of the tour.
ALTHOUGH your TV Tips (ECHO, January 18) gave Gavin Stamp's programme on Liverpool's architecture a glowing preview, it is worth taking to heart his closing words, that Liverpool City of Culture cannot just rely on the Beatles and football (I would add ex-Brookside ``stars'' to that list).