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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENDING

Again came the cry, more gently, ending in a sort of sobbing monologue.

The latter's best friends now saw there could only be one ending.

The trouble about this story is that it really has no ending.

All misery has its ending, however, and ours ended when I least looked for it.

It was the beginning of the end for White Fang—the ending of the old life and the reign of hate.

Diffin was just as good but I didn't like the ending so well.

"An' it's only fit to feed pigs with," he said, ending his description.

I have long since paid for any mistakes I made there by ending up in Nineport.

Then Mathieu took her in his arms, and there was no ending to their leave-taking.

Pathetic business, this ending of earthly life, this passing on.

WORD ORIGIN

"a coming to an end," Old English endunge, verbal noun from end (v.).

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