One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘it took all her determination to stand her ground’
resolution, resolve, resoluteness
will power, strength of will, strength of character, single-mindedness, sense of purpose, firmness of purpose, fixity of purpose, purposefulness
intentness, decision, decidedness
steadfastness, staunchness, perseverance, persistence, indefatigability, tenacity, tenaciousness, staying power, strong-mindedness, backbone, the bulldog spirit, pertinacity, pertinaciousness
stubbornness, doggedness, obstinacy, obdurateness, obduracy, inflexibility
spiritedness, braveness, bravery, boldness, courage, courageousness, pluck, pluckiness, stout-heartedness
British Dunkirk spirit
informal guts, spunk, grit, stickability
North American informal stick-to-it-iveness
2‘provision should be made for determination of the rent’
setting, fixing, specification, a decision about, settlement, designation, allotment, arrangement, choice, naming, nomination, appointment, establishment, authorization, prescription
3‘the first determination of the speed of light’
calculation, discovery, ascertainment, establishment, fixing, deduction, divination, diagnosis, discernment, check, verification, confirmation
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