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resolve
used in In Cold Blood

3 uses
  • It is a mind propelled by emotional response to memory and frustration; consequently, however wise her admonishments might be, they fail to inspire resolve, unless it would be the resolve to retaliate by hurting her in your next letter.
    2 — Persons Unknown (85% in)
  • It is a mind propelled by emotional response to memory and frustration; consequently, however wise her admonishments might be, they fail to inspire resolve, unless it would be the resolve to retaliate by hurting her in your next letter.
    2 — Persons Unknown (85% in)
  • On the sixth day he ordered Smith transferred to the prison hospital, but the move did not lessen Perry's resolve; when attempts were made to force-feed him he fought back, tossed his head and clenched his jaws until they were rigid as horseshoes.
    4 — The Corner (73% in)

There are no more uses of "resolve" in In Cold Blood.

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