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finis

Noun

1 the temporal end; the concluding time; "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season" [syn: stopping point, finale, finish, last, conclusion, close]
2 the concluding part of any performance [syn: finale, close, closing curtain]

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Noun

  1. an end (of a book etc.)
    He had gone through the work from the title-page to the finis at least forty times, and had just commenced it over again. — Frederick Marryat, "Mr Midshipman Easy", 1836

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Finis may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Z, apodosis, catastrophe, ceasing, cessation, coda, conclusion, consummation, crack of doom, culmination, curtain, curtains, death, decease, denouement, destination, destiny, doom, effect, end, end point, ending, envoi, epilogue, eschatology, expiration, fate, final solution, final twitch, final words, finale, finality, finish, goal, izzard, last, last breath, last gasp, last things, last trumpet, last words, latter end, omega, payoff, period, peroration, quietus, resolution, resting place, stoppage, stopping place, swan song, term, terminal, termination, terminus, windup
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