I adjective adamant, bent, constans, constant, decided, determined, diligent, dogged, earnest, faithful, firm, firmus, fixed, fortis, immutable, indefatigable, indomitable, industrious, inexorable, inflexible, intent upon, intransigent, obdurate, obstinate, persevering, persistent, pertinacious, purposeful, relentless, resolved, sedulous, serious, set, settled, stanch, steadfast, steady, strong-willed, stubborn, tenacious, unalterable, unbending, unchanging, uncompromising, undaunted, undeviating, unfaltering, unflinching, unrelenting, unshaken, unswerving, untiring, unwavering, unyielding, vigorous, zealous II index decisive, definite, diligent, earnest, faithful (loyal), fanatical, heroic, indomitable, inexorable, inflexible, loyal, obdurate, patient, peremptory (absolute), persistent, pertinacious, purposeful, relentless, sedulous, serious (devoted), spartan, staunch, steadfast, strong, true (loyal), unalterable, unbending, uncompromising, undaunted, unyielding

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