Roget category 7295. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.5. Results of voluntary action
winding up —
finishing stroke —
coup de grace —
crowning of the edifice —
ne plus ultra [Lat.],
fait accompli [Fr.].
elaboration — finality — completeness etc. 52.
hammer out —
bring to maturity,
bring to perfection —
do, execute, make — go through, get through — work out, enact — bring about, bring to bear, bring to pass, bring through, bring to a head.
despatch, dispatch — knock off, finish off, polish off — make short work of — dispose of, set at rest — perform, discharge, fulfill, realize — put in practice, put in force — carry out, carry into effect, carry into execution — make good — be as good as one's word.
do thoroughly, not do by halves, go the whole hog — drive home — be in at the death etc. (persevere) 604.1; carry through, play out, exhaust — fill the bill [U.S.].
finish, bring to a close etc. (end) 67 — wind up, stamp, clinch, seal, set the seal on, put the seal — give the final touch etc. n.. to — put the last, put the finishing hand to, put the finishing touches on — crown, crown all — cap.
ripen, culminate — come to a head, come to a crisis — come to its end — die a natural death, die of old age — run its course, run one's race — touch the goal, reach the goal, attain the goal — reach etc. (arrive) 292 — get in the harvest.
done, completed etc. v. — done for, sped, wrought out — highly wrought etc. (preparation) 673 — thorough etc. 52 — ripe etc. (ready) 673.
to crown all,
out of hand.
the race is run —
actum est [Lat.] —
finis coronat opus [Lat.] —
consummatum est [Lat.] —
c'en est fait [Fr.] —
it is all over —
the game is played out,
the bubble has burst —
aussitot dit aussitot fait [Fr.] —
aut non tentaris aut perfice [Lat.]
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