decisive + -ly
decisively (comparative more decisively, superlative most decisively)
- In a decisive manner.
1891, Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, volume 1, London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co., page 6:
'In short,' concluded the parson, decisively smacking his leg with his switch, 'there's hardly such another family in England.'
2011 November 5, Phil Dawkes, “QPR 2 - 3 Man City”, in BBC Sport:
The visitors rallied again though and struck decisively 16 minutes from time when Yaya Toure headed in the winner.