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ultimate
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
most extreme as in final, best, worst, most important, or most fundamental
The exact meaning of ultimate depends upon its context. For example:
  • "the ultimate decision-maker" — the final
  • "the ultimate car" — the best
  • "the ultimate insult" — the worst
  • "the ultimate source" — original or most fundamental
  • "the ultimate sacrifice" — most extreme
  • By dint of alternate threats, promises, and bribes, the lady in question was ultimately prevailed upon to undertake the commission.
    Chapter 13 — Some New Acquaintances Are Introduced to the Intelligent.... (59% in)
  • He had turned the cuffs back, half-way up his arm, to get his hands out of the sleeves: apparently with the ultimate view of thrusting them into the pockets of his corduroy trousers; for there he kept them.
    Chapter 8 — Oliver Walks to London. He encounters on the Road a.... (43% in)
  • They were unavailing for a long time, but ultimately successful; and he went back with her to France.'
    Chapter 51 — Affording an Explanation of More Mysteries than One.... (46% in)

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