deathblow

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Unfortunately that proved the deathblow of the old Agricultural Society.

Then after he had stopped the speed of his skees, he turned back and gave him his deathblow.

That was a deathblow to French settlements in the middle west.

That their destruction was believed to be a deathblow is evident from Thucydides.

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

This was the deathblow to the whole system, which had now got into the hands of its enemies.

The first cut with the sword had utterly disabled it; the second was its deathblow.

The marriage with Cleves was the deathblow to the power of the Empire.

Had he done so, it would have given the deathblow to the testimony at Philippi.

It gave the deathblow to the universal spiritual supremacy of Rome.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEATHBLOW

sudden death

noununexplained death
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