self-reliant

[ self-ri-lahy-uhnt, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-reliant
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Times have changed, and now I enter Calais self-reliant and rational.

Miss Sommerton rose and stepped with firm, self-reliant tread on the landing.

She was never a conceited, but she had often been a self-reliant woman.

It was frank and self-reliant, and, oddly enough, had a look that was almost tender.

Yet there is something powerful, self-reliant, inevitable about it.

For an instant, self-reliant and cool as he was, Dick was confused by the directness of his greeting.

How capable and strong and self-reliant she had looked that morning in the mayor's chair.

Life in the wilderness had made her as bold and self-reliant as a man.

He does not believe in pampering children, but in making them self-reliant.

Now there's something rather alert and self-reliant about that.

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