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Pith, \ˈpith\- core

So I’m reading the Iliad, in a bid to conquer all the great epic poems, and I came across this purely awesome word.  It comes in book 3 when Hector’s taunting Paris for being a coward.  He says, “They thought you the bravest champion we could field, and just because of the handsome luster on your limbs, but you have no pith, no fighting strength inside you”.  Ouch, harsh.

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