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decisive
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Mansfield Park
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decisive
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Mansfield Park
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  • The only certainty to be drawn from it was, that nothing decisive had yet taken place.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Had she doubted his meaning while she listened, the glow in his face, when she looked up at him, would have been decisive.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This was enough to determine Sir Thomas; and a decisive "then so it shall be" closed that stage of the business; Sir Thomas retiring from it with some feelings of satisfaction, and views of good over and above what he had communicated to his son; for his prime motive in sending her away had very little to do with the propriety of her seeing her parents again, and nothing at all with any idea of making her happy.  (not reviewed by editor)

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