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Synonyms for steely:
headstrong, indefatigable, reliable, staunch, faithful, courageous, willing, dauntless, uncompromising, intent, persistent, decided, insistent, hearty, resolved, dogged, indomitable, unwavering, steadfast, spunky, stubborn, stern, firm, ruthless, set, tenacious, zealous, resolute, steady, persevering, unflinching, earnest, valiant, implacable, unshakeable, thorough, iron-willed, determined, dedicated, fearless, unyielding, tireless, strong-willed, strong-minded, decisive, unchangeable, deliberate, bullheaded, diligent, inexorable, devoted, relentless, constant, unbending, true, loyal, committed, bold, serious, tough, plucky.
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Usage examples for steely:
- Most commonly, however, the colours are clear, with steely- blue casts, pale and neutral- colour yellow, whilst amongst the most expensive and rare are those of green, pale pink, red, and any other variety with strong and decided colour. - "The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones", John Mastin.
- Something sharp and bright flashed out from a roll of parchment, catching the sun in a streak of steely light. - "The Princess Virginia", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.