Scarborough was described as resolute in accepting the penalty, but some of those around him are depressed by the turn of events.
The Countess deftly steered the lifeboat, a resolute and unlikely vision in her ermine and pearls.
Mitt Romney went with “resolute,” and Newt Gingrich said “Cheerful.”
If Murad is a hero, perhaps Bayley is right: it is simply because he is resolute.
Romney went with “resolute,” and Newt Gingrich said “cheerful.”
Mitcham looked at the others and saw that they were resolute.
But the Free State party were not only resolute, but adroit.
It is not of ourselves we can be strong and resolute enough, but of grace.
But prayers to her must be work, resolute and conscientious work.
Her head erect, calm, resolute, she seems to challenge their questions.
early 15c., "dissolved, of loose structure," also "morally lax," from Latin resolutus, past participle of resolvere "untie, unfasten, loose, loosen" (see resolution). Meaning "determined, decided, absolute, final" is from c.1500, especially in resolute answer, a phrase "common in 16th c." [OED]. From 1530s of persons. The notion is of "breaking (something) into parts" as the way to arrive at the truth of it and thus make the final determination (cf. resolution). Related: Resolutely; resoluteness.