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resolution
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  • She reverted to her resolution to change the town—awaken it, prod it, "reform" it.
  • They used it, they passed resolutions about it, and they left it as dead as Moses.

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  • Stern resolution.
  • Now she put on her new moleskin cap, which made her face small and innocent, she rubbed off the traces of a lip-stick—and fled across the alley before her admirable resolution should sneak away.

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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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