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decisive
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Catch-22
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  • Colonel Korn acted decisively to arrest what seemed to him to be the beginning of an unwholesome trend in Major Major’s squadron.
  • ’Food poisoning (during Bologna)’ and ’Moaning (epidemic of during Avignon briefing)’ he wrote in a bold, decisive hand: ?

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  • He wrote his reminder to himself in a heavy and decisive hand, amplifying it sharply with a series of coded punctuation marks and underlining the whole message twice, so that it read: Yossarian! ! !

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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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