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used in Nineteen Minutes

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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
  • The only person who had a right to ask Alex to recuse herself was Josie, but Alex knew that ultimately her daughter would understand.
    Part 1 (79% in)
  • They walked toward the gymnasium, where Guenther certified the deaths of two more students-a black boy and a white one-and then into the locker room where Patrick had ultimately cornered Peter Houghton.
    Part 1 (16% in)

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