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resolve
used in Candide

5 uses
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Definition
to decide — typically a firm or formal decision
  • And at the end of a few days they resolved also to devour the women.
    Chapter 12 (53% in)
resolved = definitely decided
  • He resolved one fine day in spring to go for a walk, marching straight before him, believing that it was a privilege of the human as well as of the animal species to make use of their legs as they pleased.
    Chapter 2 (60% in)
  • At length, while the two kings were causing Te Deum to be sung each in his own camp, Candide resolved to go and reason elsewhere on effects and causes.
    Chapter 3 (19% in)
  • But how can I resolve to quit a part of the world where my dear Cunegonde resides?
    Chapter 17 (8% in)
  • This speech was agreeable to Cacambo; mankind are so fond of roving, of making a figure in their own country, and of boasting of what they have seen in their travels, that the two happy ones resolved to be no longer so, but to ask his Majesty's leave to quit the country.
    Chapter 18 (76% in)

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