fibre

Part of speech: noun

A fine thread; a substance composed of threads or filaments.

Part of speech: noun

The essence of anything; strength; nerve.

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Usage examples "fibre":

  1. The horse was now standing on his four legs, trembling in every fibre, and with eyes that were still wild and staring. - "A Bicycle of Cathay", Frank R. Stockton.
  2. He was so thorough and uncompromising in nature, so strong in moral fibre, that I felt his sarcasm would be too outspoken for me just at present. - "Mrs. Falchion, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009.
  3. With Brett, love meant a passionate determination to possess the woman he desired whether she surrendered willingly or with every fibre of her spirit in revolt. - "The Vision of Desire", Margaret Pedler.