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resilient
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

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Definition
able to withstand strain and/or quickly recover from it — such as a person retaining a positive attitude, or a material returning to its shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed
  • When history carried him into war, this resilient optimism would define him.
    p. 9.6
  • He could speak and think of his captors, even the Bird, without bitterness now, but a question tapped in his mind: If he saw them again, would the peace he'd found prove resilient?
    p. 272.0

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