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He decided he ought to think more about what he was doing and what he should do.

He decided, too, that he could think better with something mechanical to occupy his hands.

He caught but two fish, and they were so small that he decided not to offer them for sale.

I summoned him to an interview, and informed him in decided terms that I must be master in my own ship.

You didn't seem like a New York man either, and I decided you weren't.

Halbert privately came to the same conclusion, and decided to war only with words.

Solomon, the Wise, decided to provide them with a magnificent home.

This time the Romans decided to be thorough in their work of destruction.

A man who was kind to a horse could not be treacherous to a man, Andrew decided.

There was something about Mary that reminded one of Ruth Denton, she decided.

WORD ORIGIN

"resolute," 1790, past participle adjective from decide. A decided victory is one whose reality is not in doubt; a decisive one goes far toward settling some issue. Related: Decidedly.

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