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decisive
used in Catch-22

3 uses
  • Colonel Korn acted decisively to arrest what seemed to him to be the beginning of an unwholesome trend in Major Major's squadron.
    Chapter 6 — Hungry Joe (38% in)
  • 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!
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (8% in)
  • Alongside 'Bologna (bomb line moved on map during)' 'Food poisoning (during Bologna)' and 'Moaning (epidemic of during Avignon briefing)' he wrote in a bold, decisive hand: ?
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (26% in)

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