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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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Mathews said: "What the medical experts are trying to establish is if David has an athletic heart - whereby if he rests for three months and gets back to normal then they can deal with it.
2003; Maron, 2005), while in the athletic heart all cardiac chambers are enlarged proportionally (Barbier et al.
LISTED BRITISHCLUBS AND THEIR CURRENT WORTHClubMarket value (pounds m)Arsenal Aston Villa Birmingham City Celtic plc Charlton Athletic Heart of Midlothian Manchester City Millwall Holdings Newcastle United Preston NE Rangers FC Sheffield United Southampton Leisure 10.