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decisive
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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.
  • "Leave everything, Dmitri Fyodorovitch," Madame Hohlakov interrupted in the most decisive tone.

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  • 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.

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as in: a decisive decision maker Define
characterized by making quick decisions and sticking by them
as in: a decisive defeat Define
determining an outcome; or ending question; or describing something as unmistakable
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