To date, Murdoch has resolutely stood by his favorite, but a shocked public will want to see heads roll.
These stories are resolutely middle-class, the scope much more modest and familiar than one might have guessed.
The ad begins with a clip of Romney “resolutely” declaring: “Let Detroit go bankrupt.”
Of the 25,000 people who appear in it, no mention is made of Kate, who comes from a resolutely bourgeois background.
When asked by a Dutch television host whether they liked each other from the start, Máxima resolutely answered “No.”
If the question were resolutely faced, the abuse could be stopped.
"I tell you that your project is impossible," maintained the countess, resolutely.
Presently she said resolutely, "I'm going to keep on hoping anyhow!"
"You forget he is my husband, Mrs. Delancy," and Marcia braves her resolutely.
Happily for Henry, he was well mounted, and on being attacked, defended himself so resolutely that he escaped almost by a miracle.
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.