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resolution
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Wuthering Heights
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  • Edgar persevered in his resolution as far as the court; there he lingered.
  • He little imagined how my heart warmed towards him when I beheld his black eyes withdraw so suspiciously under their brows, as I rode up, and when his fingers sheltered themselves, with a jealous resolution, still further in his waistcoat, as I announced my name.

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  • I was endeavouring to gather resolution for entering and taking possession, when my fool of a guide announced, — ’This here is t’ maister’s.’
  • He would have risen, and unfixed her fingers by the act — she clung fast, gasping: there was mad resolution in her face.
  • ’But deeds must prove it also; and after he is well, remember you don’t forget resolutions formed in the hour of fear.’
  • He was so obstinate in his resolution, that Heathcliff deemed it expedient to compel from my lips a recapitulation of what had taken place; standing over me, heaving with malevolence, as I reluctantly delivered the account in answer to his questions.
  • She stepped close up; her black eyes flashing with passion and resolution.
  • But it was so miserable going to bed and getting up, and never hearing anything about him, that my resolution melted into air before it was properly formed.
  • In this self-complacent conviction she departed; and the success of her fulfilled resolution was obvious on the morrow: Mr. Linton had not only abjured his peevishness (though his spirits seemed still subdued by Catherine’s exuberance of vivacity), but he ventured no objection to her taking Isabella with her to Wuthering Heights in the afternoon; and she rewarded him with such a summer of sweetness and affection in return as made the house a paradise for several days; both master andů
  • I’ve formed my resolution, and by God I’ll execute it!" cried the desperate being.

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as in: a New Year's resolution Define
a firm decision to do something
as in: a United Nations resolution Define
a formal expression of opinion arrived at by a group vote
as in: Her resolution weakened. Define
determination
as in: a dispute resolution fund Define
a solution or outcome
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