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upshot
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David Copperfield
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  • He was mighty learned about the case, to me; but the upshot of his opinion was, that the carrier was making his last journey rather fast.

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  • The upshot was that a series of urgent messages were dispatched to me through the Canadian Consul in Chile, instructing me to report to Ottawa at once.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • The upshot was this: it was true that the Squire Semelan controlled this little town and all the land around it, but Semelan owed fealty directly to Greyfallow.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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