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resolute
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
firm in purpose or belief
  • Clif had risen, not too steadily, though his voice and his eyes were resolute.
    Chapter 39 (52% in)
resolute = firm in purpose or belief
  • They saw him frown at it, tap it on his knuckles, begin to read it, stuff it back into his pocket, and go on with a more resolute step.
    Chapter 3 (74% in)
  • He went to her in the evening prepared to blaze out at her first complaining, to forgive her finally, but to break their engagement and make life resolutely simple again.
    Chapter 6 (50% in)
  • She sighed, then, resolutely: "We can't talk here.
    Chapter 7 (82% in)
  • He met her on the edge of Wheatsylvania and they had a moment's talk, a resolute kiss.
    Chapter 10 (19% in)
  • He was resolute about it, always, and she admired his efficiency, but he never caught the car.
    Chapter 10 (53% in)
  • They went over it and over it till almost ten o'clock, but Martin was resolute, and the next day he rented Wise's shack.
    Chapter 14 (96% in)
  • The constable was a lanky old man, his vest swinging open over a collarless shirt, his trousers in folds, his eyes resolute.
    Chapter 15 (72% in)
  • She patted Martin's knee, and when they rode behind the sled on a perilous toboggan, she held his waist, resolutely.
    Chapter 20 (89% in)
  • They flocked from the house to his laboratory only once a week, which was certainly not enough to disturb a resolute man—merely enough to keep him constantly waiting for them.
    Chapter 39 (83% in)

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