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  • 181 consistency — n 1. coherence, holding together, retention of form, maintenance of solidity or firmness; density, firmness, thickness, viscosity. 2. adherence, attachment, devotion, constancy, faithfulness, fidelity, fealty, loyalty, allegiance; compliance,… …

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  • 182 inflexibility — n 1. rigidity, stiffness, unbendableness, unadjustability, unyieldingness; firmness, tenseness, unmalleability, unlimberness; hardness, petrifaction, fossilization, crystallization, vitrification, flintiness. 2. immovability, unadaptability,… …

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  • 183 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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  • 184 will — n 1. volition, choice, option; free will, discretion; intent, intention, Psychol. conation. 2. wish, desire, velleity; preference, disposition, inclination, mind, fancy; pleasure, taste. 3. purpose, purposefulness, determination, deter minedness …

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  • 185 constancy — /ˈkɒnstənsi/ (say konstuhnsee) noun 1. the quality of being constant; firmness or fortitude; faithfulness to a person or cause. 2. invariability, uniformity, or regularity. {Latin constantia firmness} …

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  • 186 firm — I. /fɜm / (say ferm) adjective 1. comparatively solid, hard, stiff, or rigid: firm ground; firm flesh; firm texture. 2. securely fixed in place. 3. steady; not shaking or trembling: a firm hand; a firm voice. 4. indicating firmness or… …

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  • 187 grit — /grɪt / (say grit) noun 1. fine, stony, or hard particles such as are deposited like dust from the air or occur as impurities in food, etc. 2. Geology a sandstone composed of coarse angular grains and very small pebbles. 3. firmness of character; …

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  • 188 limp — I. /lɪmp / (say limp) verb (i) 1. to walk with a laboured, jerky movement, as when lame; progress with great difficulty. 2. to proceed in a lame or faltering manner: his verse limps. –noun 3. a lame movement or gait. {Middle English; compare… …

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  • 189 nerve — /nɜv / (say nerv) noun 1. one or more bundles of fibres, forming part of a system which conveys impulses of sensation, motion, etc., between the brain or spinal cord and other parts of the body. 2. Dentistry a. the nerve tissue in the pulp of a… …

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  • 190 tone — ► NOUN 1) a musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality, and strength. 2) the sound of a person s voice, expressing a feeling or mood. 3) general character: trust her to lower the tone of the conversation. 4) (also whole tone) a… …

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  • 191 toned — tone ► NOUN 1) a musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality, and strength. 2) the sound of a person s voice, expressing a feeling or mood. 3) general character: trust her to lower the tone of the conversation. 4) (also whole… …

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  • 192 toneless — tone ► NOUN 1) a musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality, and strength. 2) the sound of a person s voice, expressing a feeling or mood. 3) general character: trust her to lower the tone of the conversation. 4) (also whole… …

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  • 193 adamance — noun resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible • Syn: ↑obduracy, ↑unyieldingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unyielding (for: ↑unyieldingness), ↑adamant …

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  • 194 bullheadedness — noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑obstinacy, ↑obstinance, ↑pigheadedness, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded (for: ↑ …

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  • 195 iron — n., adj., & v. n. 1 Chem. a silver white ductile metallic element occurring naturally as haematite, magnetite, etc., much used for tools and implements, and an essential element in all living organisms. Usage: Symb.: Fe. 2 this as a type of… …

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  • 196 obduracy — noun resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible • Syn: ↑adamance, ↑unyieldingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unyielding (for: ↑unyieldingness), ↑adamant ( …

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

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

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  • 199 pigheadedness — noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires • Syn: ↑stubbornness, ↑bullheadedness, ↑obstinacy, ↑obstinance, ↑self will • Derivationally related forms: ↑pigheaded, ↑obstinate ( …

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  • 200 self-possession — noun the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior • Syn: ↑self control, ↑possession, ↑willpower, ↑will power, ↑self command, ↑self will • Hypernyms: ↑resoluteness, ↑ …

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