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decisive
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Frankenstein
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  • One sudden and desolating change had taken place; but a thousand little circumstances might have by degrees worked other alterations, which, although they were done more tranquilly, might not be the less decisive.
  • "That evidence," he observed, "was hardly required in so glaring a case, but I am glad of it, and, indeed, none of our judges like to condemn a criminal upon circumstantial evidence, be it ever so decisive."

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as in: a decisive decision maker Define
characterized by making quick decisions and sticking by them
as in: a decisive defeat Define
determining an outcome; or ending question; or describing something as unmistakable
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