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The language and demeanor of Mr Bellamy seemed decisive of his intentions.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The successful crossing of the Danube was soon followed by the decisive battle of Austerlitz.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
And she saw at once that he had done nothing of the sort; saw it without any more decisive denial.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
It was a disappointment to the Americans who had looked forward to inflicting a decisive and crushing defeat on the enemy.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
In 1807, however, he was called up to reinforce the Grand Army in time to take part in the decisive battle at Friedland.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But if this reincarnation was quite ordinary in its process, it was the more radical and decisive.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
This manœuvre was not considered by the English within the bay as decisive, because it had been practised daily for some time.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
A much more decisive proof of antiquity is given by the position in which this and similar gravel beds lie.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
He is incapable of giving his opinion in any decisive form, and generally lets himself be pulled over to the strongest side.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
He continued to look squarely into the other's eyes, but his lips set firmly, and his voice was hard and decisive.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DECISIVE

  • critical
  • crowning
  • crucial
  • culminating
  • decisive
  • peak
  • supreme
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