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  • n  the trait of being resolute
    his resoluteness carried him through the battle

  • Two pigs were outstanding: Napoleon, a big, rather fierce-looking boar of a Stalinesque taciturnity and resoluteness, and Snowball, an ingenious pig of Trotsky-esque vivacity .
  • Such resoluteness is supposed to limit the fallout to include only Peregrine's 1,700 employees worldwide.
  • Well might they read with a new anguish of hope, a new resoluteness of faith, a new temper of charity, the age-old wordsperhaps the most perfect ever uttered:.

  • Gordon Brown in Hartford Courant
    In London, Brown praised Bush for his "steadfastness and resoluteness."
  • Olympia Snowe in New York Times
    I expressed reservations,Ms. Snowe said. "I said, 'Why should we expect any different result than previously, that I didn't believe the Maliki government had demonstrated the political will or capacity or resoluteness for reconciliation,...
  • Condoleezza Rice in Reuters
    People have been trying to do this for a long time and it has not happened but ...... there is a great resoluteness on behalf of the president and myself,Rice said in Ramallah.

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