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The Age of Innocence
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The Age of Innocence
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  • Suddenly Newland Archer felt himself impelled to decisive action.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But during the ten days which had elapsed since her return to New York she had perhaps guessed from his silence, and from the fact of his making no attempt to see her, that he was meditating a decisive step, a step from which there was no turning back.  (not reviewed by editor)

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