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  1. firm, firmly, steadfastly, unwaveringlyadverb

    with resolute determination

    "we firmly believed it"; "you must stand firm"

    Synonyms:
    unwaveringly, hard, securely, firm, steadfastly

  2. securely, firmlyadverb

    in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger

    "she held the child securely"

    Synonyms:
    unwaveringly, hard, securely, firm, steadfastly

  3. hard, firmlyadverb

    with firmness

    "held hard to the railing"

    Synonyms:
    intemperately, severely, hard, steadfastly, heavily, unwaveringly, firm, securely

Editors Contribution4.0 / 1 vote

  1. strongly

    i firmly believe that students should wear uniforms.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 31, 2020  

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How to use firmly in a sentence?

  1. Barack Obama:

    I am reaffirming that the United States government will not make concessions, such as paying ransom, to terrorist groups holding American hostages, I firmly believe that the United States government paying ransom to terrorists risks endangering more Americans and funding the very terrorism that we're trying to stop. And so I firmly believe that our policy ultimately puts fewer Americans at risk.

  2. An Abrams campaign spokesperson:

    Stacey Abrams does not and never has supported efforts to defund the police, but unlike her opponent, who has called base pay for law enforcement officers 'bad policy,' Stacey firmly believes in investing in law enforcement to ensure that no one is working in public safety without fair compensation – while also making sure we improve accountability and build trust within Georgia's communities.

  3. Attorney Chantel Cherry-Lassiter:

    Let's be clear. This was an execution. Andrew Brown was in his driveway. The sheriff truck blocked him in his driveway so he could not exit his driveway, andrew had his hands on his steering wheel – he was not reaching for anything, he was not touching anything, he wasn't throwing anything around. He has his hands firmly on the steering wheel.

  4. Thomas Jefferson:

    Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.

  5. Kate Bedingfield:

    Vice President Biden has dedicated Vice President Biden public life to changing the culture and the laws around violence against women. Vice President Biden authored and fought for the passage and reauthorization of the landmark Violence Against Women Act. Vice President Biden firmly believes that women have a right to be heard - and heard respectfully, such claims should also be diligently reviewed by an independent press. What is clear about this claim : it is untrue. This absolutely did not happen.


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