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

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  • 22 firmness of purpose — noun the trait of being resolute his resoluteness carried him through the battle it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work • Syn: ↑resoluteness, ↑firmness, ↑resolve, ↑resolution • Ant: ↑ …

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  • 23 lacking firmness — index insubstantial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 24 firm — [[t]fɜ͟ː(r)m[/t]] ♦ firms, firming, firmed, firmer, firmest 1) N COUNT A firm is an organization which sells or produces something or which provides a service which people pay for. The firm s employees were expecting large bonuses. ...a firm of… …

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  • 25 Mattress — For other uses, see Mattress (disambiguation). A pillow top queen size mattress. A mattress is a manufactured product to sleep or lie on, consisting of resilient materials and covered with an outer fabric or ticking. In the developed world it is… …

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  • 26 Caligula — For other uses, see Caligula (disambiguation). Caligula 3rd Emperor of the Roman Empire Bust of Caligula (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek) …

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  • 27 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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  • 28 Strength training — This article is about the basic principles to train muscular strength. For strength training using free weights or weight machines, see weight training. The lat. pulldown, which strengthens the arms and back Strength training is the use of… …

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  • 29 decision — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. firmness, resolution; judgment, determination; verdict, finding. See lawsuit. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of deciding] Syn. determination, arrangement, settlement; see choice 1 , judgment 2 . 2. [A …

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  • 30 stability — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Permanence Nouns 1. stability; immutability, unchangeableness, constancy, firmness, equilibrium, immobility, soundness, vitality, stiffness, solidity, aplomb; establishment, fixture; homeostasis;… …

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  • 31 Constancy — Con stan*cy, n. [L. constantia: cf. F. constance. See {Constant}.] 1. The state or quality of being constant or steadfast; freedom from change; stability; fixedness; immutability; as, the constancy of God in his nature and attributes. [1913… …

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  • 32 Stability — Sta*bil i*ty (st[.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n. [L. stabilitas; cf. F. stabilit[ e]. See {Stable}, a.] 1. The state or quality of being stable, or firm; steadiness; stableness; firmness; strength to stand without being moved or overthrown; as, the… …

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  • 33 Tofu — For other uses, see Tofu (disambiguation). Tofu A Taiwanese Silken Tofu Salad Chinese name Traditional Chinese …

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  • 34 self-will — noun 1. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑bullheadedness, ↑obstinacy, ↑obstinance, ↑pigheadedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded …

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  • 35 steadiness — noun 1. freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct He trusted her clear steadiness that she would do what she said • Derivationally related forms: ↑steady • Hypernyms: ↑resoluteness, ↑firmness, ↑firmness of purpose, ↑ …

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  • 36 Consistence — Con*sist ence, Consistency Con*sist en*cy, n. [Cf. F. consistance.] 1. The condition of standing or adhering together, or being fixed in union, as the parts of a body; existence; firmness; coherence; solidity. [1913 Webster] Water, being divided …

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  • 37 Consistency — Consistence Con*sist ence, Consistency Con*sist en*cy, n. [Cf. F. consistance.] 1. The condition of standing or adhering together, or being fixed in union, as the parts of a body; existence; firmness; coherence; solidity. [1913 Webster] Water,… …

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  • 38 Courage — Cour age (k[u^]r [asl]j; 48), n. [OE. corage heart, mind, will, courage, OF. corage, F. courage, fr. a LL. derivative of L. cor heart. See {Heart}.] 1. The heart; spirit; temper; disposition. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] So priketh hem nature in here… …

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  • 39 Fortitude — For ti*tude, n. [L. fortitudo, fr. fortis strong. See {Fort}.] 1. Power to resist attack; strength; firmness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The fortitude of the place is best known to you. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That strength or firmness of mind which… …

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  • 40 Obstinacy — Ob sti*na*cy, n. [See {Obstinate}.] 1. A fixedness in will, opinion, or resolution that can not be shaken at all, or only with great difficulty; firm and usually unreasonable adherence to an opinion, purpose, or system; unyielding disposition;… …

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