Example sentences for: decisively

How can you use “decisively” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Their enmity began in earnest at the 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, where JFK decisively turned back Johnson's last-minute bid for the nomination.

  • Seconds speaks not only to the swing voters who are swinging so decisively to Clinton that he leads in normally Republican suburbs and states; it captures and plays upon the mood of an electorate that this year seems to despise the negative ads if they involve personal attacks.

  • Barring revolutionary advances in technology, life for most people on earth will be more precarious in 2000 than it is now--unless the nations of the world act decisively to alter current trends.

  • Such recent use has decisively transformed the standard 20 th century emblem of female oppression back into the erotic device it always was.

  • In issuing what amounted to a public vote of confidence in the market, IBM was actually continuing a venerable tradition of Establishment attempts to quell selling panics by intervening loudly and decisively.


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