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decisive
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Dubliners
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  • The decisive expression of her great florid face satisfied her and she thought of some mothers she knew who could not get their daughters off their hands.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When he had drunk he smacked his lips decisively, set down his glass and said: "No blooming fear of that, my boy.  (not reviewed by editor)

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