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decisively

[ dih-sahy-siv-lee ]
/ dɪˈsaɪ sɪv li /
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adverb
in a way that settles a matter and puts an end to debate or speculation:The question, "Do habitable conditions for life exist elsewhere in the galaxy?" has been decisively answered in the affirmative.
in a firm and resolute way, without wavering:The Executive Office must be able to move quickly and decisively to preserve endangered ecosystems, history, or prehistory on federal land.
in a clear or definite way; indisputably: She has not only decisively beaten but ended the political career of every candidate who ran against her.
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OTHER WORDS FROM decisively

non·de·ci·sive·ly, adverbpre·de·ci·sive·ly, adverb
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