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noun as in kiss of death

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On the contrary, it used to be the be-all, end-all of hip-hop journalism.

But Zane is a living example of how the medical community is not the end-all of knowledge.

But in terms of what is important for me as an individual, do I want gay marriage to be the be-all end-all?

It was never classification, diagnosis, and nomenclature as the end-all of Botany.

He could have done better if he had enjoyed himself less; but was not enjoyment the be-all and end-all of this little life?

Mere representation, therefore, is with him the be-all and the end-all of art.

The partial statement of natural development takes the primitive powers in an alleged spontaneous development as the end-all.

Fifteen-year-old Trix was in that stage when the Oxford examination seems the end-all and be-all of existence.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to end-all, such as: clincher, coup de grâce, deathblow, knockout, and mortal blow.

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