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firmness

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  • n  the muscle tone of healthy tissue
    his muscular firmness
  • n  the trait of being resolute
  • n  the property of being unyielding to the touch
  • n  the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place

  • Clinton's sclerotic firmness may be chronic, a consequence of the sort of campaign she appears to be running--which is to say, the sort of campaign in which you put a ravening .
  • The firmness is good, but just a dab of equivocation wouldn't hurt.
  • Second, our firmness in fighting terrorism is as strong as ever.
News & Articles

  • Ethanol Prices Erode as July Contracts Expire
    Even though additional firmness is seen in the ethanol market price over the last two trading sessions, the continuous chart shows weaker prices at the end of the week.
    July 5, 2013 - DTN / The Progressive Farmer
Quotes

  • Tiger Wood in Globe and Mail
    He spins the ball very well,Harrington said of Woods. "He's the No. 1 player at getting the ball to finish where it lands. St. Andrews requires that so much because of the firmness of the greens. So I wouldn't write him off, that's for...
  • President Felipe Calderón in BusinessWeek
    The unjustifiable price rise of this product threatens the economy of millions of families,Calderon said. "We won't tolerate speculators or monopolists. We will apply the law with firmness and punish those who take advantage of people's...
  • Bernard Kouchner in Forbes
    France condemns with the utmost firmness the attack on the camp of the African Union's mission,Kouchner said in a statement Sunday. "The international community must not spare any effort so that those responsible for this act do not remain...

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