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resolution
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • Then I shall reconsider my resolution about going out.
  • From the lower part of the face he appeared to be a man of strong character, with a thick, hanging lip, and a long, straight chin suggestive of resolution pushed to the length of obstinacy.

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  • She is swift in making up her mind and fearless in carrying out her resolutions.
  • It was as well for his resolution, perhaps, for her pleading face was one which it was hard to resist.

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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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