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backbone

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1 a column of bones supporting the trunk of a vertebrate animal

  • found the backbone of a fish lying on the beach
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2 the strength of mind that enables a person to endure pain or hardship

  • it takes backbone to stand up to the kind of suffering that some cancer patients must endure
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