deathblow definition

  • noun:
    • A stroke or blow that causes demise.
    • A destructive occasion or occurrence: dealt a deathblow to the hopes.
    • an attack or blow that leads to death, specifically a coup de elegance
    • a thing that prevents the conclusion, or comes to an end the presence of some project etc
    • A mortal or smashing blow; a stroke or occasion which eliminates or kills.
    • A blow causing demise; a mortal blow.
    • Figuratively, something which damages, extinguishes, or blights.
    • the blow that kills (usually mercifully)

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