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decisive
used in Atlas Shrugged

5 uses
  • He spoke little, but when he did, it was to snap decisively, with a contemptuous grin, "Pipe down, Jimmy!" or, "Nuts, Wes, you're talking through your hat!"
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (70% in)
  • He leaned forward across the desk, reluctant to end the interview and to end it so decisively.
    1.1 Part 1 Chapter 1 — The Theme (88% in)
  • We can never tell when one such issue may he decided and what may be the decisive factor in a delicate balance.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (36% in)
  • The rooms were bare and crudely simple, the house seemed built with the skill, the decisiveness and the impatience typical of Francisco; it looked like a frontiersman's shanty thrown together to serve as a mere springboard for a long flight into the future-a future where so great a field of activity lay waiting that no time could be wasted on the comfort of its start.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (28% in)
  • It was on the same afternoon, at the mills, that he saw the Wet Nurse hurrying toward him-a gangling, coltish figure with a peculiar mixture of brusqueness, awkwardness and decisiveness.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (46% in)

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