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ultimatum
used in Atlas Shrugged

13 uses
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Definition
a final demand that carries a threat if it is rejected
  • What she delivered to her brother was an ultimatum.
    1.3 Part 1 Chapter 3 — The Top and the Bottom (61% in)
  • You can listen to an ultimatum.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (73% in)
  • I shan't waste time proving to you why you'd better take my ultimatum seriously.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (75% in)
  • So here is my ultimatum: it is now in your power to destroy me; I may have to go; but if I go, I'll make sure that I take all the rest of you along with me.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (76% in)
  • It's an ultimatum.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (58% in)
  • To reach him in time, was the only ultimatum left in her mind.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (46% in)
  • Be it a highwayman who confronts a traveler with the ultimatum: 'Your money or your life,' or a politician who confronts a country with the ultimatum: 'Your children's education or your life,' the meaning of that ultimatum is: 'Your mind or your life'-and neither is possible to man without the other.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (33% in)
  • Be it a highwayman who confronts a traveler with the ultimatum: 'Your money or your life,' or a politician who confronts a country with the ultimatum: 'Your children's education or your life,' the meaning of that ultimatum is: 'Your mind or your life'-and neither is possible to man without the other.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (33% in)
  • Be it a highwayman who confronts a traveler with the ultimatum: 'Your money or your life,' or a politician who confronts a country with the ultimatum: 'Your children's education or your life,' the meaning of that ultimatum is: 'Your mind or your life'-and neither is possible to man without the other.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (33% in)
  • In the name of all the producers who had kept you alive and received your death ultimatums in payment, I now answer you with a single ultimatum of our own: Our work or your guns.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (34% in)
  • In the name of all the producers who had kept you alive and received your death ultimatums in payment, I now answer you with a single ultimatum of our own: Our work or your guns.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (34% in)
  • "He .... has .... to .... save .... us," said Mouch slowly, as if straining the last of his mind into blankness and delivering an ultimatum to reality.
    3.9 Part 3 Chapter 9 — The Generator (41% in)
  • In the moment when he, lames Taggart, had found himself facing the ultimatum: to accept reality or die, it was death his emotions had chosen, death, rather than surrender to that realm of which Galt was so radiant a son.
    3.9 Part 3 Chapter 9 — The Generator (95% in)

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