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resolute
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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firm in purpose or belief
  • But after Lydia died, Germaine refused to read aloud to my grandmother; Germaine was convinced that her reading aloud to Lydia had either killed Lydia or hastened her death, and Germaine was resolute in not wanting to murder Grandmother in a similar fashion.
    p. 262.3
  • Mr. Brinker-Smith found the twins' methods of thwarting his various inventions "fascinating"; he was i true scientist—the failures of his experiments were almost as interesting to him as his successes, and his determination to press forward, with more and more twin-inspired inventions, was resolute.
    p. 157.5

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