Now she recovered her course and the commander issued his orders from the bridge in a calm and decisive voice.
It was said that if Gen. Lee had stood his ground, as he might have done, a decisive victory would have been gained.
In Savoy, in Switzerland, and many other countries the progress of the Counter-reformation had been rapid and decisive.
But, whatever the method, let decisive action be taken, and taken now!
The defeat was decisive; it made impossible the great eastern principality which Bohemund had contemplated.
What must he do to get a decisive share in the surging, rolling tumult about him?
This was the most important and decisive of the pre-revolutionary tracts.
With regard to the second series this answer is plain and decisive.
The wrecking of the army by disease after the decisive battle of July 1-2.
Davout had been ordered to wait for a signal to make the decisive advance.
decisive 1610s, see decide + -ive.