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Parthian shot

noun as in final word

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With which Parthian shot Mrs Fred made her way up-stairs and retired from the field.

The throb in my finger returned for a parthian shot and I remembered that I was a real patient!

A thrill of victory ran through her veins as she noted the effect of her Parthian shot.

That Parthian shot of his, that in the end the Government would have to use his methods, is going home.

With that Parthian shot I ordered my cocher, who was furtively grinning by this time, to drive on as quickly as possible.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parthian-shot, such as: answer, last word, parting shot, and stratagem.

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