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ultimatum
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
a final demand that carries a threat if it is rejected
  • Many people had heard of the cylinder, of course, and talked about it in their leisure, but it certainly did not make the sensation that an ultimatum to Germany would have done.
    1.8 — Book 1 Chapter 8 — Friday Night (14% in)

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