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de·ci·sive

decisive

 
 
pronunciation:
dih saI sihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: able to make firm decisions or end arguments.
Leaders should be decisive.
synonyms:
determined
similar words:
forceful
definition 2: definite; clear.
The soccer team had a decisive win last night: the score was 6-0.
synonyms:
certain, definite, final, obvious
antonyms:
hesitant
similar words:
absolute, deciding, explicit
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derivations: decisively (adv.), decisiveness (n.)
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