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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECIDEDLY

Decidedly, Dick had been a godsend, and his absence would be a calamity.

"But I do," said he so decidedly, that the girl looked at him surprised.

But if few in number, the gathering was decidedly formidable in appearance.

Decidedly, the time had come when definite action should not be delayed.

This wood is stated to be decidedly superior to the last named.

Which I most decidedly should not be slow to avail myself of, Amy.'

Though this history has its opinion on that point too, and decidedly in the affirmative.

The public was decidedly in my favour, in spite of everything and everybody.

Decidedly, I had walked into a fairy tale, or else I was dreaming!

The Nascaupees have one peculiarity of speech, however, which is decidedly their own.

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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