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decisive
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  • She was not, she worried, strong enough to endure the routine, and she could not picture herself standing before grinning children and pretending to be wise and decisive.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He tried to get witnesses; Westlake spread lies; his friends doubted him; his self-confidence was so broken that it was horrible to see the indecision of the decisive man; he was convicted, handcuffed, taken on a train—— She ran to his room.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Vida was soothing but decisive: "My dear, you're all off.  (not reviewed by editor)

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