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accounting firm

  • noun a firm of accountants who provide accounting and auditing services for a fee
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brokerage firm

  • noun a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
    brokerage; brokerage firm.
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business firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; house.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
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consulting firm

  • noun a firm of experts providing professional advice to an organization for a fee
    consulting company.
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firm omelet

  • noun eggs beaten with milk or cream and cooked until set
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firm up

  • verb arrange firmly
    • firm up one's plans
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firmer chisel

  • noun a chisel with a thin blade for woodworking
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firmer-chisel

Firm"er-chis"el noun
Definitions
  1. A chisel, thin in proportion to its width. It has a tang to enter the handle instead of a socket for receiving it. Knight.
Webster 1913

hold firm

  • verb refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief
    stand fast; hold firm; stand pat.
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insurance firm

  • noun a financial institution that sells insurance
    insurance underwriter; insurance company; insurer; underwriter.
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investment firm

  • noun a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
    investment trust; investment company; fund.
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law firm

  • noun a firm of lawyers
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publishing firm

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publisher; publishing house; publishing company.
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remain firm

  • verb hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright
    stand.
    • I am standing my ground and won't give in!
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removal firm

  • noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
    moving company; public mover; mover; removal company.
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securities firm

  • noun a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
    brokerage; brokerage firm.
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service firm

  • noun a business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves economy of scale
    service bureau; service agency.
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stand firm

  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    resist; withstand; hold out.
  • verb refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief
    stand fast; hold firm; stand pat.
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take a firm stand

  • verb be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
    insist.
    • I must insist!
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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