determined

definition: 
strong in one's opinion, firm in conviction to find out
sentence: 
Olympic athletes are some of the most determined people you're going to meet. At that level, they've got to be driven to succeed. Otherwise, their opponents will surely beat them.
As much as we are determined to preserve those memories, the reality is that the visitor’s experience at One World Observatory is about looking forward.
difficulty: 
very easy
toefl frequency: 
3
toefl classification: 
adverb: 
adjective: 
determined
adverb sentence: 
verb: 
determine
verb sentence: 
A jury of her peers determined that, based on the evidence, she was guilty on all counts.
noun: 
determination
noun sentence: 
It was costing him every bit of determination he had to keep talking, yet he sensed that once he had finished, he would feel better.