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resolve
used in Antigone

3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
I resolved to stop drinking.
Definition
to decide — typically a firm or formal decision
  • Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, the late king of Thebes, in defiance of Creon who rules in his stead, resolves to bury her brother Polyneices, slain in his attack on Thebes.
resolves = decides
  • No man, my lord, should make a vow, for if
    He ever swears he will not do a thing,
    His afterthoughts belie his first resolve.

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  • Ah! what a wrench it is to sacrifice My heart's resolve; but Fate is ill to fight.

There are no more uses of "resolve" in Antigone.

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