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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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It took quite some time for me to get back up again after [my first] heartbreak, but I did.
However, if they make love, it could also mean that they maybe haven't quite given enough thought to revisiting their past, and it could help each one of them not only heal from their heartbreaks, but find a way to grow stronger as they move past them.
There was heartbreak for the Nomads in extra time when Dimitris Froxylias on his debut stepped up and scored direct from a free kick.
Heartbreak City's trainer Tony Martin said: "It's very sad.
Two ancient deities navigate modern-day sensibilities and human greed, in Eric Kostiuk Williams's latest graphic novel, Condo Heartbreak Disco.
Jockey Joao Moreira chose to focus upon the many positives after Heartbreak City turned in such a gallant display, saying: "He tried 120 per cent and I'm very proud of the horse.
The former German galloper, starting at 10/1, edged Ireland's Heartbreak City (18/1) after a stirring run at Flemington to give jockey Kerrin McEvoy his second Melbourne Cup, 16 years after his first.
Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "The Abandonment Recovery Workbook: Guidance through the Five Stages of Healing from Abandonment, Heartbreak, and Loss" is impressively 'reader friendly' in tone, content, organization and presentation.
The 5lb claimer kicked for home a furlong out and Heartbreak City quickly pulled clear in the closing stages to beat Scottish raider Shrewd (12-1) in tremendous style by four lengths.
When heartbreak happens in romantic terms the impact is different from other kinds of heartbreak because of the nature of the relationship," explains Dubai-based clinical psychologist Tanuka Gupta.
But then, nothing is like that first heartbreak either.