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- The unwavering strength of will to carry out one’s wishes.
1900, Grant Allen and Arthur Conan Doyle, Hilda Wade:
- "A remarkable woman, gentlemen," said he, "a very noteworthy woman. I had prided myself that my willpower was the most powerful in the country--I had never met any to match it--but I do not mind admitting that, for firmness and tenacity, this lady is my equal. ...
strength of will