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used in Rose Red

2 uses
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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
  • He trembled when at night we took to bed and I pressed my warm body against him, only to deny him the ultimate prize.
    3 — 1908 (82% in)
  • He will come to regret his infidelity, ultimately and forever.
    3 — 1908 (33% in)

There are no more uses of "ultimate" in Rose Red.

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