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[predicative, with infinitive] Firmly determined to do something:‘Constance was resolved not to cry’
determined to, bent on, hell bent on, set on, intent on, insistent on, committed to the idea ofView synonyms
- ‘With the New Year approaching, Daphne's resolved to make everything all right again.’
- ‘Nursing must act now in a unified voice with a resolved spirit to determine its own destiny.’
- ‘From the age of 12 she was resolved to become a gospel singer and at the time of her death, aged 74, she had written more than 2500 songs.’
- ‘Whatever it takes, whatever it costs, this patient, this resolved nation will win the first war of the 21st century.’
- ‘She spoke in a calm resolved voice usually reserved for making speeches.’
- ‘The mud fell out of her fingers and she initially felt terrible seeing her neat fingernails devouring the filth but still, she was resolved.’
- ‘It is apparent that she was resolved to stand on her own feet.’
- ‘Then, intense fear of abandonment and loneliness overcame him momentarily, but he was resolved to face his terror by remaining alone.’
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