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medal, metal, mettle, meddle

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A medal is awarded for bravery.

Mettle means “courage.”

Iron is a metal.

My neighbor likes to meddle.

Example: The conditions tested his mettle, and he was awarded a medal made of metal. He thinks he therefore has the right to meddle in every military decision.

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