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ultimate
used in The House of Hades

2 uses
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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
  • Gaea was making her the ultimate deal—kill one annoying guy, get a handsome one free!
    p. 395.5
  • The ultimate punishment for the souls of the damned—murderers, especially.
    p. 419.7

There are no more uses of "ultimate" in The House of Hades.

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