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resolution
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resolution
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Hard Times
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  • The same Hermitical state of mind led to her renunciation of made dishes and wines at dinner, until fairly commanded by Mr. Bounderby to take them; when she said, 'Indeed you are very good, sir;' and departed from a resolution of which she had made rather formal and public announcement, to 'wait for the simple mutton.'  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a United Nations resolution
as in: a New Year`s resolution
as in: Her resolution weakened.
as in: a dispute resolution fund
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