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Word: ultimatum

Definition: last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.


Sentences Containing 'ultimatum'

But to a large and thorough sweeping comprehension of him, it behooves me now to unbutton him still further, and untagging the points of his hose, unbuckling his garters, and casting loose the hooks and the eyes of the joints of his innermost bones, set him before you in his ultimatum; that is to say, in his unconditional skeleton.

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