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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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Misys' mission of leading the software industry in meeting the needs of physicians and caregivers in all settings of care is a directive that our company takes to heart and practices fully every day, with every client," said Tom Skelton, chief executive officer of Misys Healthcare Systems.
Nosan-Blank takes to heart the words of Rabbi Avraham Kook, ``We're constantly challenged to make the old new and the new holy'' as she discovers nontraditional ways to appreciate the eight days of Hanukkah.
We hope the council takes to heart the pleas of the residents of Granada Hills and turns down BFI.