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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 ?
He was a man not merely religious, but devout; a firm believer--not as the phrase is now elusively construed by theological thimble-riggers in the Church and out of it, but in the old and ardent sense of the Evangelical school: one who could
They are opposed to the Countess's idea; but she is firm, and insists on a legal opinion.
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.
and Natasha's voice sounded still more firm and resolute.
We are only the branch house of the firm of Van Brandt here," the clerk explained.
Repeating my inquiries at the head office on my arrival, I was referred to one of the partners in the firm.
The Sea, assuming the form of a woman, replied to him: "Blame not me, my good sir, but the winds, for I am by my own nature as calm and firm even as this earth; but the winds suddenly falling on me create these waves, and lash me into fury.
With fortitude, please God," answered the Assistant Pocketer, his eyes to Heaven raising - "with fortitude and a firm reliance on the laxity of the law.
Bianchon narrated the following: Another Study of Woman La Grande Breteche Bidault (known as Gigonnet) Gobseck The Vendetta Cesar Birotteau The Firm of Nucingen A Daughter of Eve Bixiou, Jean-Jacques The Purse A Bachelor's Establishment Modeste Mignon Scenes from a Courtesan's Life The Firm of Nucingen The Muse of the Department Cousin Betty The Member for Arcis Beatrix A Man of Business Gaudissart II.
I have met with the man for my purpose--an old college friend of mine, now partner in a firm of ship-owners, largely concerned in emigration.
And best of all would I like to put every sorrowful one again on firm land and firm legs.
When young Bullock (of the firm of Hulker, Bullock & Co.
And on Vronsky's face, always so firm and independent, she saw that look that had struck her, of bewilderment and humble submissiveness, like the expression of an intelligent dog when it has done wrong.
I am, however, in good spirits: my men are bold and apparently firm of purpose, nor do the floating sheets of ice that continually pass us, indicating the dangers of the region towards which we are advancing, appear to dismay them.
A gentle smile will greet all your pleadings that you be allowed to come in and save the firm.