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fortitude
used in The Sound and the Fury

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Definition
strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage
  • Like so many cold, weak people, when faced at last by the incontrovertible disaster she exhumed from somewhere a sort of fortitude, strength.
    4 — April 8, 1928 (61% in)
  • She had been abig woman once but now her skeleton rose, draped loosely inunpadded skin that tightened again upon a paunch almost dropsical, as though muscle and tissue had been courage or fortitude which the days or the years had consumed until only the indomitable skeleton was leftrising like a ruin or a landmarkabove the somnolent and impervious guts,and above that the collapsed face that gave the impression of the bones themselves being outside the flesh,lifted into the driving day...
    4 — April 8, 1928 (1% in)

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