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noun as in achievement, fulfillment

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I see that scene of salvation as not that he’s going to heaven, but rather having a same-gender consummation that is legitimized by Pagan gods.

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The demonstrations and riots in Ferguson, to a certain extent, are the consummation of the marriage between rage and love.

The romantic solution deified our lovers so that we have become purged “through a perfect consummation with perfection itself.”

And yet the odds—not to mention the overwhelming political power of these two corporate behemoths—strongly favor a consummation.

Moreover, killing bin Laden gave him the consummation he most devoutly wished, namely a fast-track to paradise.

And there the matter ended, despite Trenchard's burning eagerness to carry it himself to a different consummation.

In several examples a hand stretched forth from on high seizes the knife to prevent the consummation of the sacrifice.

At the same time he disclaimed all interest in, or desire to accelerate this consummation.

The principal event which contributed to this consummation was the rupture between the chief Maroto and Don Carlos.

In the following chapters an attempt will be made to contribute something towards such a consummation.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to consummation, such as: cleanup, completion, culmination, end, payoff, and perfection.

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