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resolute

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Definition firm in purpose or belief
  • She stood resolute as some complained that she was asking too much of the team.
resolute = firm
  • She has a resolute and unshakeable faith in his character.
  • resolute = firm or unwavering
  • She faces resolute opposition.
  • Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.
    Eugene S. Wilson
  • The bony hand in hers was trembling as they walked down the grassy path, but Prudence stepped resolutely beside her.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • resolutely = firm in purpose
  • During all this period Razumihin wore an air of resolute determination.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • resolute = firm in purpose or belief
  • "Never," I said, and hung up with a resolute click.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • resolute = firm in purpose or belief
  • The resolute administrator in him gave way to the student of primitive customs.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • resolute = firm in purpose
  • "You mustn't sell Green Gables," said Anne resolutely.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • resolutely = with firm purpose or belief
  • She was white to the lips, but she looked resolute.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • resolute = determined (with firm purpose)
  • Clif had risen, not too steadily, though his voice and his eyes were resolute.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • resolute = firm in purpose or belief
  • ...resolute to struggle ... with a dying man.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Minister's Black Veil
  • resolute = firm in purpose
  • Resolutely he pressed on.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • resolutely = with firm purpose or belief
  • Better to stand resolute and proud.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • resolute = firm in purpose or belief
  • Her hatred of the town turned resolute as she pushed open the door.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • resolute = firm in belief
  • for however resolute he might be at dawn, he could not, for a single evening, check his drift.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • resolute = firm in purpose
  • He seemed to say, with his sad and resolute look, if he did not say it with his lips, "I love you, and I know you prefer me."
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • resolute = firm in purpose or belief
  • They are a resolute troop.
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • resolute = firm in purpose or belief
  • "I have to see Neferet," I said resolutely and stood up, surprised at how steady my knees had become.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • resolutely = with firm purpose
  • [He makes resolutely for the door]
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
resolutely = with firm purpose

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