decisive stroke

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synonyms for decisive stroke

On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decisive stroke, such as: coup de grâce, deathblow, and finishing blow.

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  • With what ease might they be introduced within the empire, if a decisive stroke should render their presence necessary?

    The Thirty Years War, Complete | Friedrich Schiller
  • This decisive stroke, which vanquished the Emperor's irresolution, cost the Swedes only the loss of a single man.

    The Thirty Years War, Complete | Friedrich Schiller
  • The Prince, judging correctly, wished to deal his “decisive stroke” near home, at the old and now futile Wade in Northumberland.

  • In order to revive my interest, and to make a decisive stroke, I resume the study of the problem of making gold.

    The Inferno | August Strindberg
  • It would have been imprudent in either party to have wasted their men, without some decisive stroke required it.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6 | Charles H. Sylvester

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