OTHER WORDS FROM grittygrit·ti·ly, adverbgrit·ti·ness, nounun·grit·ty, adjective
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The book manages to do justice to Oak Flat as its own universe of nitty-gritty legal details and clashing interests, but one that’s also representative of broader dynamics and abuses that have played out in America for centuries.'Oak Flat' Chronicles a Battle to Save Sacred Land|Erin Berger|January 14, 2021|Outside Online
It’s just sometimes a little bit gritty because the truth is maybe not what people thought.
Simply melting sand, which is mostly silica, will make glass, but that gritty stuff won’t get the kind of optical purity needed to ping light around the globe.
Enter Richardson, a former Philadelphia 76er who has a reputation as a “tough and gritty” player who has spent his whole NBA career in the more physical Eastern Conference.
As a private company, Zocdoc doesn’t reveal the nitty-gritty of its metrics.You can now get personalized updates on the COVID vaccine from Zocdoc|Sy Mukherjee|December 17, 2020|Fortune
Though it may have been a depressing environment, the gritty streets of Washington gave Gil plenty of inspiration for his lyrics.‘The Prince of Chocolate City’: When Gil Scott-Heron Became A Music Icon|Marcus Baram|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The dramatic popularization of a phrase like “nitty-gritty” demonstrates that language is always changing across social contexts.Feminist, Bae, Turnt: Time’s ‘Worst Words’ List Is Sexist and Racist|Samantha Allen|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By Rich Goldstein Are audiences tired with caped crusaders and gritty reboots?7 Must-Read Stories about Tim Cook, Amelia Earheart and Slut-o-Ween: The Best of The Beast|William Boot|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Are audiences tired with caped crusaders and gritty reboots?Marvel and DC Plan 20 Movies for the Next Six Years: Will the Comic Book Movie Bubble Burst?|Rich Goldstein|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You really were ahead of your time with Twin Peaks—this gritty, engrossing serial TV drama.David Lynch on Transcendental Meditation, ‘Twin Peaks,’ and Collaborating With Kanye West|Marlow Stern|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its quality is determined by the greater or less proportion of silicious or gritty matter with which its fibres are associated.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
Gasping for breath and crunching for foothold the sidewalk people breasted the gritty cold.Molly Make-Believe|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Let us sit down here facing it by these broken stones, where we can be a little sheltered from the chilly wind and gritty sand.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
Put ammonia or borax in the water used, or else rub the glass with whiting, or a scouring soap which is not gritty.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping|Elizabeth Hale Gilman
Over the lamentable procession hung a fog of gritty chalk particles that had been winnowed up by the plodding feet.The Glory of The Coming|Irvin S. Cobb