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used in In the Unlikely Event

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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
  • Ultimate Horror Only Feet Away
    p. 196.6
  • Rusty called the smell of the sea, the salty air "the ultimate cure for whatever ails you," but Miri didn't think it could wash away her sadness today, even if she jumped in fully dressed.
    p. 410.3
  • Henry speaks well, painting a picture of Elizabeth at that time—the fear, the chaos, the adolescent rumors involving spaceships, zombies, sabotage, ultimately of a community coming together.
    p. 466.8

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