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resolve
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The War of the Worlds
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  • I resolved to leave him—would that I had!
  • There had been a hasty consultation, and since the Martians were evidently, in spite of their repulsive forms, intelligent creatures, it had been resolved to show them, by approaching them with signals, that we too were intelligent.
  • The tumultuous noise resolved itself now into the disorderly mingling of many voices, the gride of many wheels, the creaking of waggons, and the staccato of hoofs.
  • I stopped to look at them, drawing a lesson from their stout resolve to live.
  • An insane resolve possessed me.
  • I resolved to leave this strange undisciplined dreamer of great things to his drink and gluttony, and to go on into London.

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  • She resolved to never drink again.
  • She never waivered in her resolve to attend a good college.

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