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[ adverb ] showing firm determination or purpose

Examples

"she resolutely refused to look at him or speak to him" "he entered the building resolutely"

Used in print

(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)

Then she went_back to the wicker chair and resolutely adjusted her eyes to the glare on the water .

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[ adverb ] with firmness

Synonyms

decisively

Examples

"`I will come along,' she said decisively"

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