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resilient




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resilient
     1. adj. (of objects or substances) Returning quickly to original shape after force is applied; elastic
     2. adj. (of systems, organisms or people) Returning quickly to normal after damaging events or conditions.

Example Sentences

Women seem to be more resilient emotionally than men. 
The current crisis is not a little local difficulty in a resilient institution, as most senior Anglicans insist. 


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