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final blow

noun as in death warrant

noun as in knockout

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The worst of it comes after the gunman delivers a final blow and departs this small grocery store on Webster Avenue in the Bronx.

As a final blow, Washington himself was caught in a scandal for the one and only time in his career.

Kara then delivered the final blow of the brawl by declaring Wendy soulless.

If this happens, Arab opinion with deliver the final blow to al Qaeda and its local branches.

"The final blow needs to be decisive," he said confidently, smiling and nodding in his staff's direction.

And thus he reached the intelligence of the age, and gave a final blow to all the gods of antiquity.

At last Fion bared his arm to the shoulder, and, with a final blow, sent the ball out of sight.

This was the battle of Formigny in 1451, which was the final blow to the English power in Normandy.

In this situation you will think my distress would hardly admit of any addition; but the final blow was yet to come.

Happy if thus revenge had struck its final blow; for he would have fallen beneath it almost unconscious of a pang.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to final blow, such as: blow, clincher, comeuppance, deathblow, defeat, and final stroke.

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