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noun as in blow of mercy

noun as in clincher

noun as in death warrant

noun as in kiss of death

noun as in sudden death

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The soldier implored Usama for amnesty just as Usama prepared to deliver the deathblow.

Taken together, this legal wrangling could be a deathblow to the company that once ruled the Internet.

This fearful war was a deathblow to your father's sanguine hopes of making a rapid fortune.

The story to which two little words, yes or no, ends so ecstatically, or gives the deathblow.

In the long reign of his son Manasseh later writers saw the deathblow to the Judaean kingdom.

This was practically the deathblow to the Anglo-Castilian marriage.

Two days later, he gave to the country the expressive phrase "contraband of war," which proved the deathblow of American slavery.


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On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deathblow, such as: coup de grâce, decisive stroke, and finishing blow.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.