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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

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The Beautyrest Black collection comprises three types of mattresses -- firm, the firmest kind of mattresses which provides more resistance against pressure from the sleep surface.
Syria has given post-Soviet Russia its firmest foothold in the Middle East, buying billions of dollars' worth of weapons and hosting a maintenance and supply facility that is Russia's only warm-water naval port outside the former Soviet Union.
In the 11th minute Chris Jones' deep cross to the back post was laid back by Les Davies into the path of Smyth, who did not make the firmest of connections, but still found the net.
The programme will also help the government bodies in the conceiving and implementing the firmest governance codes.
The statement from the company came shortly after the Vatican expressed "the firmest protest for this absolutely unacceptable use of the image of the Holy Father."
South Korea has offered its firmest sign yet that it will line up a bid to build nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia, one year after winning a landmark $20bn deal in the UAE.
That has given them the firmest of foundations upon which to build, and while it has come as no surprise at all to Holloway, he is full of admiration for his players.
The strongest child is filled with chances, A shadow is cast over all sibling dances, Giving out all the right glances, Making the firmest social advances.
and it is a message that has reached me." He added that he was "among the firmest believers in the need to awaken a project for an Egyptian renaissance."
One of Aquino's firmest supporters in her "people power" campaign to oust Marcos was Cardinal Jaime Sin, Archbishop of Manila.
Platinum hit a peak of $1,341, its firmest since September last year, and was later at $1,333 against $1,323, while palladium was at $296 an ounce against $291.50.
Even Bernie Ecclestone, his firmest friend and cohort in the takeover of Queens Park Rangers football club, was miffed by Briatore's outburst when he wrote Button off as a "paracarro", a slowcoach driver, and Barrichello as a "pensioner".
A career record of more than 200 winners is a total that the popular journeyman jockey with the firmest of handshakes and the widest of smiles should be proud.
Careers in engineering and technology will provide the firmest possible foundation for future economic recovery."
Careers in engineering and technology provide the firmest possible foundation for economic recovery."