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decisive
used in
The Brothers Karamazov
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decisive
Used in
The Brothers Karamazov
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  • I did drop some hint as to my feelings however, though I put off taking any decisive step for a time.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mitya, of course, was checked, but the young doctor's opinion had a decisive influence on the judges and on the public, and, as appeared afterwards, every one agreed with him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oh, I've behaved inhumanly, dishonorably to her, but I fell in love here with another woman … a woman whom you, madam, perhaps, despise, for you know everything already, but whom I cannot leave on any account, and therefore that three thousand now—" "Leave everything, Dmitri Fyodorovitch," Madame Hohlakov interrupted in the most decisive tone.  (not reviewed by editor)

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