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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONCLUSION

Let me acknowledge that there was much need of self-persuasion to arrive at this conclusion.

The banquet drew to its conclusion, and the guests departed.

I came to the conclusion that I was entirely wrong in my course.

Nor was there in this her conclusion anything of chagrin, or pettish self-humiliation.

His quick wits jump to the conclusion that Iago, "this honest creature!"

What warning is contained in the Conclusion of the Commandments?

He tried to remember how he had come to the conclusion that was alone in his rested mind.

Since I've been studying him and watching him, I have come to the conclusion that he is much older than I am.

Her face was so distressed that Linda's nimble brain flew to a conclusion.

At last the negotiations with the Mamunds began to reach a conclusion.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "deduction or conclusion reached by reasoning," from Old French conclusion "conclusion, result, outcome," from Latin conclusionem (nominative conclusio), noun of action from past participle stem of concludere (see conclude). Also, from late 14c. "the end" (usually of speech or writing), "closing passages of a speech or writing."

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