finishing+stroke

  • 1 finishing stroke — finishing touch or finishing stroke noun (often in pl) the last minor improvement needed to achieve perfection • • • Main Entry: ↑finish …

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  • 2 finishing stroke — index denouement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 finishing stroke — last blow …

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  • 4 The Finishing Stroke — Infobox Book | name = The Finishing Stroke image caption = No image available. author = Ellery Queen country = United States language = English series = Ellery Queen mysteries genre = Mystery novel / Whodunnit publisher = release date = 1958 (1st …

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  • 5 stroke — n. & v. n. 1 the act or an instance of striking; a blow or hit (with a single stroke; a stroke of lightning). 2 a sudden disabling attack or loss of consciousness caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain, esp. through… …

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  • 6 Stroke — Stroke, n. [OE. strok, strook, strak, fr. striken. See {Strike}, v. t.] 1. The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon. [1913 Webster] His hand fetcheth …

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  • 7 stroke oar — Stroke Stroke, n. [OE. strok, strook, strak, fr. striken. See {Strike}, v. t.] 1. The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon. [1913 Webster] His hand… …

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  • 8 Stroke (disambiguation) — Stroke may be: * Stroke, a cerebral accident, when blood supply to a part of the brain is suddenly interrupted * Sunstroke, also called heatstroke * Stroke (handwriting), a trace of ink in handwriting * Stroke (journal), a scientific journal *… …

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  • 9 final stroke — Synonyms and related words: KO, capstone, climax, clincher, copestone, crown, crusher, death stroke, deathblow, end all, ender, final touch, finisher, finishing stroke, kayo, kayo punch, knockout, knockout blow, last dab, last stroke, last touch …

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  • 10 grace stroke — grace stroke, a finishing stroke; coup de grâce …

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  • 11 To keep stroke — Stroke Stroke, n. [OE. strok, strook, strak, fr. striken. See {Strike}, v. t.] 1. The act of striking; a blow; a hit; a knock; esp., a violent or hostile attack made with the arm or hand, or with an instrument or weapon. [1913 Webster] His hand… …

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  • 12 Delayed stroke — The difference between on line handwriting recognition and off line handwriting recognition is that temporal information is present in the on line pen tip trajectory Xt,Yt. This means that the order of movements is contained with an on line… …

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  • 13 Grace stroke — Grace Grace (gr[=a]s), n. [F. gr[^a]ce, L. gratia, from gratus beloved, dear, agreeable; perh. akin to Gr. ? to rejoice, cha ris favor, grace, Skr. hary to desire, and E. yearn. Cf. {Grateful}, {Gratis}.] 1. The exercise of love, kindness, mercy …

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  • 14 Ellery Queen — For the TV series, see Ellery Queen (TV series). Frederic Dannay (left), with James Yaffe (1943) Ellery Queen is both a fictional character and a pseudonym used by two American cousins from Brooklyn, New York: Daniel Nathan, alias Frederic Dannay …

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  • 15 coup de grace — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. deathblow, final stroke, quietus; see blow 1 , defeat 2 , 3 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [KOO de GRAHS] a deathblow, a finishing blow. A resounding slam dunk was the coup de grace. SYN.: deathblow,… …

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  • 16 Ellery Queen — es el seudónimo de dos primos estadounidenses, de origen judío, Frederick Dannay (nacido Daniel Nathan, Nueva York, 20 de octubre de 1905 – 3 de septiembre de 1982) y Manfred Bennington Lee (nacido Manford (Emanuel) Lepofsky, Nueva York, 11 de… …

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  • 17 consummation — n. Completion, termination, finishing, close, accomplishment, fulfilment, achievement, realization, last stroke, finishing stroke, last finish, final touch, crowning touch …

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  • 18 Coup — (k[=oo]), n. [F., fr.L. colaphus a cuff, Gr. ko lafos.] 1. A sudden stroke delivered with promptness and force; used also in various ways to convey the idea of an unexpected, clever, and successful tactic or stratagem. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. A… …

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  • 19 Coup de grace — Coup Coup (k[=oo]), n. [F., fr.L. colaphus a cuff, Gr. ko lafos.] 1. A sudden stroke delivered with promptness and force; used also in various ways to convey the idea of an unexpected, clever, and successful tactic or stratagem. [1913 Webster… …

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  • 20 Coup de main — Coup Coup (k[=oo]), n. [F., fr.L. colaphus a cuff, Gr. ko lafos.] 1. A sudden stroke delivered with promptness and force; used also in various ways to convey the idea of an unexpected, clever, and successful tactic or stratagem. [1913 Webster… …

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