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resolve
used in Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay)

3 meanings, 6 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
I resolved to stop drinking.
Definition
to decide — typically a firm or formal decision
  • I resolve to lie on the bed without eating, drinking, or taking my medications.
    Chapter 27 (18% in)
resolve = decide; or decision
There are no more uses of "resolve" flagged with this meaning in Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay).

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2  —3 uses as in:
Her resolve weakened.
Definition
firmness of purpose (strong determination to do something)
  • I must have been on a fairly large dose because when the craving for it hits, accompanied by tremors, and shooting pains, and unbearable cold, my resolve's crushed like an eggshell.
    Chapter 27 (20% in)
resolve = determination (in this case, not to take medication)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • If ever you waver in your resolve, think of the Mockingjay, and in her you will find the strength you need to rid Panem of its oppressors.
    Chapter 21 (33% in)
  • I pull my paper map from a pocket in my uniform and spread it out on the floor with new resolve.
    Chapter 23 (71% in)

There are no more uses of "resolve" flagged with this meaning in Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay).

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3  —2 uses as in:
How did you resolve the problem?
Definition
to solve a problem or settle a disagreement
  • Whatever problems we may have with each other, we prefer resolving our differences one-on-one.
    Chapter 26 (24% in)
resolving = settled
  • Sometime in the near future, this war will be resolved.
    Chapter 19 (7% in)

There are no more uses of "resolve" flagged with this meaning in Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay).

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