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resolve
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • But Hester could not resolve the query, being herself in a dismal labyrinth of doubt.
  • He resolved not to be pilloried beside her on her pedestal of shame.
  • Under the appellation of Roger Chillingworth, the reader will remember, was hidden another name, which its former wearer had resolved should never more be spoken.
  • In fine, Hester Prynne resolved to meet her former husband, and do what might be in her power for the rescue of the victim on whom he had so evidently set his gripe.
  • In pursuance of this resolve, he took up his residence in the Puritan town as Roger Chillingworth, without other introduction than the learning and intelligence of which he possessed more than a common measure.
  • "Thou art crushed under this seven years’ weight of misery," replied Hester, fervently resolved to buoy him up with her own energy.
  • Let it suffice that the clergyman resolved to flee, and not alone.
  • Resolve for me!
  • Hester Prynne remained constant in her resolve to make known to Mr. Dimmesdale, at whatever risk of present pain or ulterior consequences, the true character of the man who had crept into his intimacy.

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  • She resolved to never drink again.
  • She never waivered in her resolve to attend a good college.

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