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resolve
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Catch-22
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  • He resolved to remain binocular and specified to Doc Daneeka that his eye patch be transparent so that he could continue pitching horseshoes, kidnaping Italian laborers and renting apartments with unimpaired vision.
  • He sat down behind his desk again and resolved to embark upon a mature and systematic evaluation of the entire military situation.
  • Like Minniver Cheevy, he had been born too late — exactly thirty-six hours too late for the physical well-being of his mother, a gentle, ailing woman who, after a full day and a half’s agony in the rigors of childbirth, was depleted of all resolve to pursue further the argument over the new child’s name.
  • But you can resolve it.
  • ’Of course they had a right,’ General Peckem snapped with cold and calculated severity, resolving right then and there to test the mettle of his new colonel under fire.

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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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