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resolution
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Good-humoured looking on the whole, but implacable-looking, too; evidently a man of a strong resolution and a set purpose; a man not desirable to be met, rushing down a narrow pass with a gulf on either side, for nothing would turn the man.
  • He was now a very energetic man indeed, with great firmness of purpose, strength of resolution, and vigour of action.

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  • This favoured the desperate resolution Charles Darnay had begun to make, that he would go to Paris.
  • His resolution was made.
  • As he walked to and fro with his resolution made, he considered that neither Lucie nor her father must know of it until he was gone.

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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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