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resolve
used in Inheritance

16 uses
  • The only way I can see to resolve the matter without bloodshed is for you to renounce your claim.
    71 — Heir to the Empire (59% in)
  • However, it was more important to shore up Orrin's confidence than to commiserate with him, for if his resolve weakened, it would interfere with his duties and undermine the morale of his men.
    8 — The Price of Power (96% in)
  • He resolved to ask Saphira about it later.
    10 — A Cradle Song (47% in)
  • Captain Brigman has failed to resolve the situation, and we need those men back now.
    11 — Rudely Into the Night.... (36% in)
  • Roran knew it was Carn who had saved him, and he resolved to find some way to thank the magician once they were no longer in mortal danger.
    20 — A Flour Made of Flame (83% in)
  • But every strategy they considered was flawed because it required more time and resources than were at the Varden's disposal, or else because it ultimately failed to resolve the question of how to kill, capture, or drive off Murtagh and Thorn.
    23 — Thardsvergundnzmal (29% in)
  • The music soon peaked, then began to gradually subside as the piper restated and resolved the themes of the melody.
    35 — By the Banks of Lake Leona (98% in)
  • Thinking would only weaken her resolve.
    43 — The Hall of the Soothsayer (12% in)
  • As a distraction, she fell to talking to herself—nonsense mostly—anything to bolster her resolve or focus her mind on other subjects.
    48 — Burrow Grubs (48% in)
  • It had been rather dashing and exciting, and she had been tempted to find out how the sequence of events would resolve itself, but by then she felt she had played along with Galbatorix's false show for long enough.
    52 — And All the World a Dream (73% in)
  • Every time he looked at it, he felt as if the lines were about to resolve into a recognizable shape, but they never did.
    53 — A Question of Character (15% in)
  • Hisvassals had lived in mortal fear of him, for Barst had a tendency to resolve disputes and punish criminals in the harshest manner possible, often choosing to simply execute those he believed were in the wrong.
    58 — The City of Sorrows (35% in)
  • He hoped that by showing himself among them, he could lift the warriors' spirits and strengthen their resolve, and thus spread a sense of optimism throughout the army.
    61 — Fire in the Night (50% in)
  • He wished that whatever was happening with the magic would resolve itself one way or another.
    67 — Muscle Against Metal (7% in)
  • The question, then, was how to stop a man who was resolved to persist and prevail in spite of whatever obstacles barred his way.
    68 — The Gift of Knowledge (36% in)
  • Again, much the same as the Riders: travel through the land, keep the peace, resolve disputes of law, and most important, watch over their fellow spellcasters, so as to ensure they do not use their ability for ill.
    73 — Pieces on a Board (75% in)

There are no more uses of "resolve" in Inheritance.

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