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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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MAYOR of London Boris Johnson evoked the cult film Apocalypse Now in a New Year's message aimed at giving heart to the capital's residents in the face of the economic downturn.
LET US remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first.
Giving heart attack patients high doses of B vitamins may do more harm than good, according to a new Norwegian study.
Goals from defender Andy Thomson and two from substitute Sean Devine earned the valuable win, Vale's Ian Armstrong giving heart to the travelling supporters.