steeliness


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steel·y

 (stē′lē)
adj. steel·i·er, steel·i·est
1. Made of steel.
2. Resembling steel, as in color or hardness: steely gray.
3. Expressing disapproval, disagreement, or displeasure: a steely gaze.

steel′i·ness n.
Translations
صَلابَه
chladnosttvrdost
acélosságacélozottság
harka, ósveigjanleiki
chladnosť
çelik gibi olma

steel

(stiːl) noun, adjective
(of) a very hard alloy of iron and carbon, used for making tools etc. tools of the finest steel; steel knives/chisels; He had a grip of steel (= a very strong grip).
verb
to harden and strengthen (oneself, one's nerves etc) in preparation for doing, or resisting, something. He steeled himself to meet the attack / to tell his wife the truth.
ˈsteely adjective
hard, cold, strong or bright like steel.
ˈsteeliness noun
steel wool
a pad, ball etc of steel shavings used for scouring (pans etc) and polishing.
ˈsteelworks noun singular or plural
a factory where steel is made.
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Bailly is usually compared to Nemanja Vidic and he showed similar steeliness to complete the game.
Watching him switch from smiley bonhomie to deadeyed steeliness, quietly unplugging the family phone and pulling a kitchen knife from his bag, was chilling.
He was a born winner and he had an incredible toughness and steeliness to him.
I had a bit of steeliness, I gave every shot 100 per cent.
I remember saying to the boys afterwards that they had shown a real steeliness by sticking at it.
Wrexham's new manager is a man who wears his heart on his sleeve, and if he can instil that some of his steeliness into his players then they will be well on the road to recovery.
His side looked second best and a beaten side as time ticked away, but they deserve massive credit for the manner of their comeback and the steeliness shown.
In this respect, and in her steeliness, she is somewhat reminiscent of Margaret Thatcher," it said.
She mixes steeliness with lovability as she battles armed henchmen and speeds after a target on a scooter.
McCarthy throws herself into her role with gusto, mixing steeliness with lovability as she battles armed henchmen, speeds after a target on a scooter and tries to stop a bad guy from escaping in his helicopter.
British and Irish players have a work ethic and a steeliness that are difficult to find in continental players.
I think British and Irish players have a work ethic and a steeliness that are difficult to find in continental players at times.