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ultimate
used in Fearless

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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
  • Ultimately, Adam would distribute over five hundred pairs of shoes (and socks) to the children of Kunar Province.
    p. 243.8
  • The coaches, whose job included not letting the kids hurt themselves, never called on Adam and he'd ultimately stomp off angry.
    p. 27.7
  • Although the team ultimately lost the state championship, as Arkansas State runner-up champions, it surpassed everyone's expectations and earned bragging rights throughout Garland County.
    p. 32.7
  • His daughter's cocaine addiction had led to stealing, forging checks, and, ultimately, arrest.
    p. 66.4
  • Adam then told how he got off track in life and ultimately became an addict.
    p. 76.3
  • He could flip that switch from having this stuff happen, these funny moments, and the next minute we could be downrange and be in harm's way and he would be the ultimate professional, operator, warrior that you'd want.
    p. 149.9
  • U.S. intelligence, military leadership, and ultimately Commander in Chief and President George W. Bush deemed Iraq—more specifically, Iraqi president Saddam Hussein—the gravest threat to national security.
    p. 161.3
  • That was, to Dale, the ultimate mission, the "Big Mish."
    p. 176.7
  • Throughout this sad ordeal, Adam sought moments of refuge, comradeship, and ultimately spiritual strength from Chaplain Springer.
    p. 226.7
  • Ultimately, the building was reduced and all of the terrorists in it were destroyed by the assault force.
    p. 227.4
  • "It's impossible to know how many lives were ultimately saved by eradicating those bombing cells," says one intelligence officer who supported the mission.
    p. 235.6
  • America stood watch up on the walls of the Western World for the long years of the Cold War, and ultimately defeated communism, whose menace was responsible for the deaths of untold millions.
    p. 297.8
  • Ultimately this is more than just a fight between America and the Taliban or al Qaeda, just as World War II was more than just the Allies versus the Axis.
    p. 298.1
  • ...coach, Steve Anderson—now the district's superintendent—began the dedication by recounting the speech he'd made to students just days after the attacks on September 11, 2001, and followed up with, "When I read those words in 2001, little did I know the price that America would have to pay in the War on Terrorism.... that one of Garland County's own sons would pay the ultimate price, that one of my boys, Adam Lee Brown, would sacrifice his own life in a faraway province in Afghanistan."
    p. 307.3
  • Despite their initial disappointment with God, Janice and Larry ultimately remain firm in their belief that Adam's death, like his life, is part of God's plan.
    p. 310.4
  • He had ultimately concluded that the trials and tribulations of Adam's life were "grooming for a future job.
    p. 313.9

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