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Firm in purpose or belief…   resolute   Use the adjective resolute to describe a purposeful and determined person, someone who wants to do something very much, and won’t let anything get in the way.   “Milo thought for just a moment and then, with a resolute ‘I shall,’ volunteered to go,” Norton Juster writes in the classic children’s…

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Understood only by a few people… arcane   Something arcane is understood or known by only a few people. Almost everyone knows the basics of baseball, but only an elite few possess the arcane knowledge of its history that marks the true fan.   A near synonym is esoteric, as in remote information or knowledge. Experts in academic fields often…

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Taking reckless chances…   foolhardy   If you decide you are going to scale Mt. Everest next weekend without any training or experience, that would be a foolhardydecision. Use the adjective foolhardy to describe someone who rushes into action without considering the consequences.   Foolhardy is a combination of the noun fool and the adjective hardy, meaning “brave” or “bold.” Put them…