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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of resolve.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Having a fixed purpose; determined; resolute; -- usually placed after its noun.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Determined; resolute; firm.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. explained or answered
- adj. determined
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The ease with which his expression resolved into hatred made it clear that anger was his default position.
"We remain resolved to halt the rise of piracy in this region," Obama said in a statement.
"And the one thing I had firmly resolved from the start," Margaret confessed to me this morning in the cabin, when I released her from my arms, "was that I would not permit you to make love to me."
He was diagnosed at the end of kindergarten, and a problem that I have finally resolved is I have learned when to talk of my son's ADHD pretty well.
Mr. Duncan's early work on intelligence and the brain resolved an old paradox.
To expect to not hold the next level conventions until all disputes are resolved is insane.
The notion that fighting, whether internal or external, between friends or amongst nations, can ever be resolved is adroitly examined as Aslam walks with these characters through their pain and searching.
The only way this issue can be resolved is if the superdelegates and Obama's own lead in pledged delegates, can cover the Michigan and Florida delegations on some reasonable basis reflecting Clinton's "wins" in those states.
Anyway, it has been a sobering experience, and I remain resolved to change the way I handle these things.
One way to have this resolved is to start putting the lines underground.