Word for "taking action without diplomacy or discussion"

I am looking for something along the lines of "assert" or "overrule," without a negative connotation - perhaps something along the lines of "taking action into one's own hands" but in a catchy, one-word verb.

The context is the title of a card in a cooperative card game that essentially enables the player to skip deliberation. This can be used to make decisions that are good or bad, but does not imply dissent from the group.

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    Asking us to help you choose a title is probably Off Topic (who's to say what's the "best" suggestion?). But consider preemptive, unilateral, etc. – FumbleFingers Oct 26 '16 at 15:59
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    Agree with Unilateral Decision – k1eran Oct 26 '16 at 16:32
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    How about Executive Order? it's not a verb but the intent is clear. – TsSkTo Oct 26 '16 at 16:59
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    Make it so! scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/9695/… describes its use in Star Trek by Jean-Luc Picard. – k1eran Oct 26 '16 at 17:06
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    @k1eran It actually is a space-themed game, so that little Easter egg might be appreciated... – PlasmaStarfish Oct 26 '16 at 17:08

In context of the card game, 'Affirm' describes taking action, does not bring forth negative connotations and presupposes volition.

  • Can you give some references for this? – BladorthinTheGrey Oct 26 '16 at 17:55
  • @BladorthinTheGrey I'm not sure I understand you, which is perhaps linked to my conception of the purpose of the site. Do you want me to reference 'Affirm', as in linking it to an online dictionary? – Marc Lawson Oct 27 '16 at 8:47
  • Yes, that's exactly it, a link to a dictionary would give your answer greater credibility and would add strength to your argument. Nevertheless, it might not be worth it as the question is off topic. – BladorthinTheGrey Oct 27 '16 at 9:01

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