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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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To resolve is to show firmness of purpose: He resolved to ask for a promotion. To determine is to arrive at a conclusion after reasoning or observation: He determined that there was no available path to victory. To decide is to make up one’s mind as to what shall be done and the way to do it: He decided to go today.

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Despite our resolve to achieve zero hunger by 2030, the sad truth is that hunger has been rising over the past several years, and there is no end in sight.
Now is the time to strengthen your resolve and re-devote yourself to prevention measures.
PE teachers called us lovers to mock our resolve, but the engineer was a brother to me.
Demand for Cisco’s Webex video collaboration tool soared, requiring resolve on the part of frontline Cisconians and executives alike.
I’m enjoying it too much to realize my mother’s and my resolve for a small Chuseok meal have been compromised.
There was something strange in my brother's resolve to leave Six Stars and try his fortunes in the city.
If any weakening of resolve were in himself, it disappeared long before Tony's arrival on the scene.
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But her resolve melted when she saw him before designing Providence had led him into her path.
His brow was calm, but his mouth closely compressed, as if to sustain some firm resolve.
Daniel went in, and desired of the king, that he would give him time to resolve the question, and declare it to the king.

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