resolute


resolute
adj
1. determined, resolved, decided, firm, set, intent, steadfast, stable; earnest, serious, concentrated; iron, adamantine, steely, fast, staunch; confident, self-possessed, self-assured, self-reliant; purposeful, purposive, deliberate, inflexible, strong-willed, grim, strong-minded, stern, bulldog; unwavering, unfaltering, unswerving, unflinching, unhesitating, undeviating; unyielding, unbending; obstinate, obdurate, imperturbable, hard-line.
2. relentless, dogged, steady, constant, inexorable, implacable; plodding, persistent, indefatigable, unflagging, untiring; unchangeable, changeless, unalterable, immutable, irreversible, irrevocable; pertinacious, persevering, tenacious, Inf. stick-to-it-ive; single-minded, devoted, dedicated.
3. undaunted, dauntless, unshaken; bold, hardy, game, plucky, spunky, Inf. scrappy, gritty, Sl. gutsy, Inf. hellbent; stout-hearted, indomitable, doughty; spirited, mettlesome, valiant, courageous, gallant, brave; stalwart, lion-hearted, daring, audacious, fearless, unafraid; chivalrous, soldierly, heroic; adventurous, venturesome, enterprising, industrious.

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