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Why she was in it she could not have told, at least with any degree of definitiveness.

The whole occurrence, charged with all the definitiveness of fate, was scant ten minutes in transition.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French definitif (12c.), from Latin definitivus "explanatory, definitive," from past participle stem of definire (see define). Related: Definitively.

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