Difficult Words :
Resolute and Requisite
Difficult Words : Resolute and Requisite
Requisite (REK wi zit) adj: required, necessary
Howard bought a hunting rifle and the requisite ammunition.
The requisite number of members not being in attendance, the chairman adjourned the meeting just after it had begun.
Requisite can also be a noun meaning a requirement or a necessity.
A hammer and a saw are among the requisites of the carpenter's trade.
A prerequisite is something required before you can get started.
A high school diploma is usually a prerequisite to entering college.
(REZ uh LOOT) adj: determined, firm, unwavering
Uncle Ted was resolute in his decision not to have a good time at our Christmas party. He stood alone in the corner and muttered to himself all night long.
The other team was strong, but our players were resolute. They kept pushing and shoving until, in the final moments, they won the roller derby tournament.
Someone who sticks to his New Year's resolution is resolute.
To be irresolute is to be wavering or indecisive. Our irresolute leader led us first one way and then the other way in the process of getting us thoroughly and completely lost.
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