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ultimatum
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Moby Dick
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  • 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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  • The union gave the company an ultimatum-saying they will call a strike if wages are not raised by Monday.
  • Russia presented Ukraine with an ultimatum that could not be ignored.

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