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as in:  a decisive decision maker

an able and decisive young woman
  characterized by making quick decisions and sticking by them
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decisive decisively decisiveness
Strongly Associated with:   indecisive, indecisive, indecision
Standard prefix:  "in" at the beginning of a word often means "not" as in "insufficient" or "impossible" or "incapable".
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  • an able and decisive young woman
  • we needed decisive leadership
  • I established with myself on these occasions, the reputation of a first-rate man of business - prompt, decisive, energetic, clear, cool-headed.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
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Associated words [difficulty]:   decisive [2] , indecisive [6] , indecisive [6] , indecision [3]
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