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  • 1 fixity of purpose — index diligence (perseverance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 fixity — fixedness, fixity Both are 17c words with a range of meanings to do with abstract senses of fixing and being fixed, but fixedness is now used much less often than fixity: • Beaten into a fixity of revolutionary purpose, the peasants will have no… …

    Modern English usage

  • 3 fixity — fix|i|ty [ˈfıksıti] n [U] formal when something does not change fixity of ▪ fixity of purpose …

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  • 4 fixity — noun (U) formal the state of not changing: fixity of purpose …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 fixedness — fixedness, fixity Both are 17c words with a range of meanings to do with abstract senses of fixing and being fixed, but fixedness is now used much less often than fixity: • Beaten into a fixity of revolutionary purpose, the peasants will have no… …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 will — Synonyms and related words: add a codicil, aim, alternativity, ambition, animus, aplomb, appetite, ardor, aspiration, assurance, attested copy, behest, bequeath, bequeathal, bequest, bidding, character, choice, choose, choose to, choosing, co… …

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  • 7 determination — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. resolution, will, firmness; judgment; measurement. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of determining] Syn. ascertainment, perception, measurement, resolution; see judgment 2 , 3 . 2. [Firmness of mind]… …

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  • 8 fix·i·ty — /ˈfıksəti/ noun formal : the state or quality of not changing [noncount] looking for safety and fixity [=stability] in the ever changing world [singular] a fixity of purpose …

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  • 9 Devil — • The name commonly given to the fallen angels, who are also known as demons. With the article (ho) it denotes Lucifer, their chief, as in Matthew 25:41, the Devil and his angels Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Devil     Devil …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 10 diligence — dil·i·gence / di lə jəns/ n: earnest and persistent application of effort esp. as required by law; also: care (1) see also due diligence Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 resolve — v 1. fix, settle, confirm, seal; determine, decide, make up one s mind; will, purpose, set one s heart on; insist upon, take a stand, take a step; cross the Rubicon, nail one s colors to the mast, keep to one s courses, stick to one s guns, stick …

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  • 12 unity — [yo͞o′nə tē] n. pl. unities [ME unite < OFr unité < L unitas, oneness < unus,ONE] 1. the state of being one, or united; oneness; singleness 2. something complete in itself; single, separate thing 3. the quality of being one in spirit,… …

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  • 13 Cordelia Chase — Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel character Producers sought Carpenter for a final appearance in the 100th episode of Angel (pictured above) to return the show and its characters to their original concerns …

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  • 14 Woe from Wit — (Russian: Горе от ума, also translated as The Woes of Wit , Wit Works Woe , and so forth) is Aleksandr Griboyedov s comedy in verse, satirizing the society of post Napoleonic Moscow, or, as a high official in the play styled it, a pasquinade on… …

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  • 15 Richard Stallman — Richard Matthew Stallman Richard Stallman at the University of Pittsburgh 2010 Born March 16, 1953 (1953 03 16) (age 58) New York City, New York …

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  • 16 Laven Sowell — Laven Sowell, a Tulsa, Oklahoma musician [ [http://www.tulsalibrary.org/research/tulsa/musicians.php Tulsa Musicians ] ] was born on January 9, 1933 in Wewoka, Oklahoma. He grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and graduated from the Classen High… …

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  • 17 stubborn — stubbornly, adv. stubbornness, n. /stub euhrn/, adj. 1. unreasonably obstinate; obstinately unmoving: a stubborn child. 2. fixed or set in purpose or opinion; resolute: a stubborn opponent of foreign aid. 3. obstinately maintained, as a course of …

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  • 18 fortitude — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, backbone, boldness, bottom, bravery, bulldog courage, cardinal virtues, charity, constancy, courage, courageousness, dauntlessness, decisiveness, determination, endurance, energy, faith, fearlessness,… …

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  • 19 power — Synonyms and related words: Establishment, VIP, ability, able, absolute power, absolutism, acme, activity, actuate, administration, ally, ampleness, amplitude, animate, appurtenance, aptitude, archduchy, archdukedom, ascendancy, authoritative,… …

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  • 20 strength — Synonyms and related words: ability, amount, amperage, ampleness, amplitude, aptitude, arm, armipotence, asset, authoritativeness, authority, backbone, beef, bite, bitingness, black power, body, boundlessness, brawn, brawniness, brute force, bulk …

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