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decisive
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The Great Gatsby
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decisive
Used in
The Great Gatsby
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  • "Never heard of them," he remarked decisively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I know nothing whatever about mechanics," he said decisively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The telephone rang inside, startlingly, and as Daisy shook her head decisively at Tom the subject of the stables, in fact all subjects, vanished into air.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It's a bitch," said Tom decisively.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a decisive defeat
as in: a decisive decision maker
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