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A sharp-pointed projection on a plant, especially a hard, narrow modified leaf, as on a cactus, that is adapted to reduce water loss.
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  1. A sharp-pointed projection on a plant, especially a hard, narrow modified leaf, as on a cactus, that is adapted to reduce water loss.
  2. The hinged back of a book.
  3. Any of the sharp, stiff projections on the bodies of certain animals, as the quill of a porcupine or a ray of a fish's fin
(Anatomy) The series of vertebrae, separated by disks, that extends from the cranium to the coccyx, which encloses and protects the spinal cord.
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  1. (Anatomy) The series of vertebrae, separated by disks, that extends from the cranium to the coccyx, which encloses and protects the spinal cord.
  2. The series of joined vertebrae forming the axial support for the skeleton; spine; backbone
  3. The series of articulated vertebrae, separated by intervertebral disks and held together by muscles and tendons, that extends from the cranium to the coccyx or the end of the tail, encasing the spinal cord and forming the central support of the body; the spine.
A piece of the backbone of an animal, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking.
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  1. A piece of the backbone of an animal, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking.
  2. The juncture of the bottom and either of the sides of a boat
  3. The backbone; spine
Strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage.
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  1. Strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage.
  2. The strength to bear misfortune, pain, etc. calmly and patiently; firm courage
A resolute quality of mind
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  1. A resolute quality of mind
  2. The act of solving or explaining a problem or puzzle.
  3. The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination:
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