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Synonyms for firm

Synonyms for firm

unyielding to pressure or force

firmly settled or positioned

indicating or possessing determination, resolution, or persistence

not hesitating or wavering

adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, a cause, or a duty

in a definite and final form; not likely to change

persistently holding to something

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become taut or tauter

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make taut or tauter

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marked by firm determination or resolution

not soft or yielding to pressure

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strong and sure

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not subject to revision or change

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(of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling

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not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall

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securely established

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possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue

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securely fixed in place

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unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause

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with resolute determination

References in classic literature ?
They consisted mainly of an exchange of letters between Count Olenski's solicitors and a French legal firm to whom the Countess had applied for the settlement of her financial situation.
The note was written on a rather untidy half-sheet, without date or address, but her hand was firm and free.
I can only explain what I mean by referring for a moment to the business affairs of my firm.
It may not be amiss to remind the incredulous reader that a famous firm in the City accepted precisely the same security as that here accepted by Bulpit Brothers, with the same sublime indifference to troubling themselves by making any inquiry about it.
All right, so far--except our business with the small foreign firms.
Every one of these minor firms claimed and received the privilege of drawing bills on Pizzituti, Turlington & Branca for amounts varying from four to six thousand pounds--on no better security than a verbal understanding that the money to pay the bills should be forwarded before they fell due.
Frederick Augustus Bullock, of the firm of Hulker, Bullock & Bullock; but hers was a most respectable attachment, and she would have taken Bullock Senior just the same, her mind being fixed--as that of a well-bred young woman should be--upon a house in Park Lane, a country house at Wimbledon, a handsome chariot, and two prodigious tall horses and footmen, and a fourth of the annual profits of the eminent firm of Hulker & Bullock, all of which advantages were represented in the person of Frederick Augustus.
She was fascinating in her simple black dress, fascinating were her round arms with their bracelets, fascinating was her firm neck with its thread of pearls, fascinating the straying curls of her loose hair, fascinating the graceful, light movements of her little feet and hands, fascinating was that lovely face in its eagerness, but there was something terrible and cruel in her fascination.
A gentle smile will greet all your pleadings that you be allowed to come in and save the firm.
He set out at once for the offices of the eminent law firm of Nichols, Nichols, Nichols, and Nichols, of which aggregation of Nicholses his friend Jerry was the last and smallest.
But what I have to do with, as a partner in our firm, is the qualities you've shown as a man o' business.
If you remember, at the time my father's property was sold, there was some thought of your firm buying the Mill; I know you thought it would be a very good investment, especially if steam were applied.
And if it should ever suit your views to buy it for the firm, I should have a better chance of fulfilling my father's wish.
The difference is about 12 percent average higher annual revenues per firm.
Investors immediately sued Parmalat's auditors, the Italian member firm of Grant Thornton International and the Italian member firm of Deloitte & Touche.