TEM4 考 研 TOEFL CET6
- resolute (adj.)
- 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 (compare resolution). Related: Resolutely; resoluteness.
- 1. He described the situation as very dangerous and called for resolute action.
- 2. Voters perceive him as a decisive and resolute international leader.
- 3. He became even more resolute in his opposition to the plan.
- 4. He was resolute in carrying out his plan.
- 5. The Egyptians offered resolute resistance to the aggressors.
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