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fortitude

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the strength of mind that enables a person to endure pain or hardship
  • it was only with the greatest fortitude that the Pilgrims were able to survive their first winter in Plymouth

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“Fortitude.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fortitude. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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