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resolution
Used In
Moby Dick
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  • It is only within the last month or two that that society passed a resolution to patronise nothing but steel pens.
  • Does not this whole head seem to speak of an enormous practical resolution in facing death?

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  • No resolution could withstand it; in that dreamy mood losing all consciousness, at last my soul went out of my body; though my body still continued to sway as a pendulum will, long after the power which first moved it is withdrawn.

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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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