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Origin of decisive
Examples from the Web for decisively
The respectable reformers, meanwhile, know how rare a chance 2016 is to decisively shape our national affairs.
First-time candidate and full-time economics professor Dave Brat decisively defeated the consummate pol by a 55 to 45 margin.
Conversely, the Bridgegate story now clearly and decisively is a real politically motivated scandal.Chris Christie Took His Sweet Time to Find the Truth About Bridgegate|Sally Kohn|January 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But then he very skillfully and decisively throws Carrie overboard to protect the agency.‘Homeland’ Showrunner: ‘We Knew We Had to Plot a New Course’|Andrew Romano|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Egyptians were still looking to it to restore order, and to decisively end the Brotherhood protest movement.
Then he decisively reached forward and put his hand over her mouth.The Fifth-Dimension Tube|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
My friends of the Congress: The world is waiting to see how wisely and decisively a free representative government will now act.
He asked himself question after question, answering them quickly and decisively in the same breath.The Danger Trail|James Oliver Curwood
The opportune arrival of the naval guns also, though by so narrow a margin of time, decisively influenced the outcome.Story of the War in South Africa|Captain A. T. Mahan, U.S.N.
“I do not agree with you,” said Joe decisively, and in her womanly intelligence of life she understood the mistake John made.An American Politician|F. Marion Crawford
1610s, from Medieval Latin decisivus, from Latin decis-, past participle stem of decidere (see decide). Related: Decisively; decisiveness.