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decisive

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2 having the power to persuade

  • a lawyer who knows how to construct the kind of decisive argument that sways a jury
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conclusive, decisive, determinative, definitive mean bringing to an end. conclusive applies to reasoning or logical proof that puts an end to debate or questioning.
    • conclusive evidence
decisive may apply to something that ends a controversy, a contest, or any uncertainty.
    • a decisive battle
determinative adds an implication of giving a fixed character or direction.
    • the determinative factor in the court's decision
definitive applies to what is put forth as final and permanent.
    • the definitive biography


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