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firm

1
(of prices, markets, etc.) tending to rise

firm

2
1. a business partnership
2. any commercial enterprise
3. a team of doctors and their assistants
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It may not be amiss to remind the incredulous reader that a famous firm in the City accepted precisely the same security as that here accepted by Bulpit Brothers, with the same sublime indifference to troubling themselves by making any inquiry about it.
They are opposed to the Countess's idea; but she is firm, and insists on a legal opinion.
You always stand a better chance if you're engaged by the firm already.
The book immediately preceding this is called "Tom Swift and His Bit, Tunnel," and deals with the efforts of the young inventor to help a firm of contractors penetrate a mountain in Peru.
If you remember, at the time my father's property was sold, there was some thought of your firm buying the Mill; I know you thought it would be a very good investment, especially if steam were applied.
and Natasha's voice sounded still more firm and resolute.
The prematurely-aged office-boy, who was undoubtedly destined to become a member of the firm some day, answered the ring.
Murdstone was firm; nobody in his world was to be so firm as Mr.
With fortitude, please God," answered the Assistant Pocketer, his eyes to Heaven raising - "with fortitude and a firm reliance on the laxity of the law.
I have met with the man for my purpose--an old college friend of mine, now partner in a firm of ship-owners, largely concerned in emigration.
I am, however, in good spirits: my men are bold and apparently firm of purpose, nor do the floating sheets of ice that continually pass us, indicating the dangers of the region towards which we are advancing, appear to dismay them.
He was, however, the same Cocles, good, patient, devoted, but inflexible on the subject of arithmetic, the only point on which he would have stood firm against the world, even against M.