Conclusive

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Settles DebatePlay
Use 'conclusive' when something definitively ends a discussion or argument. SlideThe DNA test was conclusive and ended all doubts about the suspect's identity.
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Scientific ProofPlay
'Conclusive' often describes evidence or results that confirm a scientific hypothesis. SlideThe conclusive findings of the study were published in a reputable journal.
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Legal DecisionsPlay
In legal contexts, 'conclusive' means proof beyond a reasonable doubt. SlideThe jury found the conclusive evidence compelling, leading to a guilty verdict.