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ultimate
used in Not Without My Daughter

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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
  • She ran downstairs as Moody and I continued what I was sure was our ultimate struggle.
  • Moody explained that during World War II, while my dad was serving with the American forces in Abadan in the southern part of Iran, his father, working as a wartime physician, had treated numerous G.I."s for malaria, ultimately contracting the disease that killed him.
  • Far from badgering me into submission, Moody's rage ultimately steeled my will.
  • They could help in some ways, but I feared their ultimate solution.

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