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synonyms for windup

  • farewell
  • adieu
  • climax
  • closer
  • coda
  • conclusion
  • crowning achievement
  • crowning glory
  • culmination
  • dying words
  • end piece
  • envoi
  • epilogue
  • famous last words
  • farewell performance
  • final appearance
  • final appearance or performance
  • final gesture
  • finis
  • goodbye
  • last act
  • last hurrah
  • last shot
  • parting song
  • peroration
  • completion
  • period
  • ending
  • cease
  • result
  • close
  • payoff
  • issue
  • conclusion
  • curtains
  • finish
  • finale
  • stop
  • effect
  • consequence
  • terminus
  • abortion
  • cessation
  • outcome
  • discontinuation
  • cut-off
  • end of the line
  • expiry
  • finis
  • ballgame
  • desistance
  • kiss-off
  • wrap-up
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How to use windup in a sentence

Hanrahan, the pitching coach for the Pirates’ Class AAA affiliate, recently told Crowe that his windup was too quick when throwing his slider.
‘A BIT OLDER AND SMARTER,’ FORMER NATS PROSPECT WIL CROWE GETS FRESH START WITH PIRATESJESSE DOUGHERTYJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After a couple of pitches with an exaggerated windup, he announces, “I think I’ll perplex him with my slow ball,” and delivers his famous Bugs Bunny change-up, which floats peacefully past three batters, each of whom strikes out swinging.
‘BASEBALL BUGS’ AT 75: HOW A LOONEY TUNES CLASSIC LEFT ITS MARK ON AMERICA’S PASTIMEFREDERIC J. FROMMERFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Jon Lester eased into his windup from a few feet in front of the rubber.
NATIONALS FIND BITS OF NORMALCY AS SPRING TRAINING BEGINS IN WEST PALM BEACHJESSE DOUGHERTYFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“I find that a bit of noise always helps after we get the windup with the bayonet, sir,” he explained to Dalroy.
THE DAY OF WRATHLOUIS TRACY
It would have been something of a windup to send the boy to the penitentiary.
DOMINIE DEANELLIS PARKER BUTLER
He stopped his windup and threw to Menken, who was covering the rubber and yelling to him to throw.
BASEBALL JOE, HOME RUN KINGLESTER CHADWICK
Our morning meal was like a capital English breakfast, with coffee by way of a windup.
A JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTHJULES VERNE
He was disguised as a prima ballerina for the purpose, and as a windup he danced, with great skill and abandon, a can-can.
A LITTLE GARRISONFRITZ VON DER KYRBURG
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WORDS RELATED TO WINDUP

  • adjournment
  • cease
  • cessation
  • completion
  • conclusion
  • culmination
  • denouement
  • desistance
  • end
  • finale
  • finish
  • period
  • stop
  • termination
  • windup
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.