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Definition of iron-willed in English:

adjective

Implacably determined on a course of action; very resolute: an iron-willed leader who has rallied and refreshed her tiring team
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  • Despite his image as an iron-willed moderniser, he has so far taken a cautious and soft approach.
  • The iron-willed lady fighting back this personal tragedy had a very strong first vault (handspring pike with one and a half twist).
  • What motivated this iron-willed Frenchman to undertake such an arduous and unlikely adventure?

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Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
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able to recoil or spring back into shape…