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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Bathsheba decisively turned to him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "We must ride after," said Gabriel, decisively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Rat-tat-tat-tat resounded more decisively from Bath-sheba's oak.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You seem fond of yours in speaking it so decisively, Gabriel Oak.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Liddy assumed a smaller physiognomy, and shut her lips decisively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was a decisive proof that the door had not been opened at least since Troy came back to Weatherbury.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I shall have no bailiff; I shall continue to be my own manager," she said decisively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When she got a little further round to the left, and drew nearer, Bathsheba could see the newcomer's profile against the sunny sky, and knew the wavy sweep from forehead to chin, with neither angle nor decisive line anywhere about it, to be the familiar contour of Liddy Smallbury.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ay, that 'a is," said a second, decisively.  (not reviewed by editor)

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