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resolute
used in Pygmalion

7 uses
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Definition
firm in purpose or belief
  • [He makes resolutely for the door]
    Act 5 (16% in)
resolutely = with firm purpose
  • MRS. PEARCE [resolutely] You must be reasonable, Mr. Higgins: really you must.
    Act 2 (28% in)
  • Oh, you've no feeling heart in you: you don't care for nothing but yourself [she rises and takes the floor resolutely].
    Act 2 (38% in)
  • I shall telephone for the police [he goes resolutely to the telephone and opens the directory].
    Act 2 (67% in)
  • She sweeps a litter of disarranged papers out of her way; snatches a sheet of paper from her stationery case; and tries resolutely to write.
    Act 3 (99% in)
  • Such transfigurations have been achieved by hundreds of resolutely ambitious young women since Nell Gwynne set them the example by playing queens and fascinating kings in the theatre in which she began by selling oranges.
    Act 5 (60% in)
  • When a bachelor interests, and dominates, and teaches, and becomes important to a spinster, as Higgins with Eliza, she always, if she has character enough to be capable of it, considers very seriously indeed whether she will play for becoming that bachelor's wife, especially if he is so little interested in marriage that a determined and devoted woman might capture him if she set herself resolutely to do it.
    Act 5 (61% in)

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