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to the point of

Definition of to the point of

  1. :  to a particular state <The animals were hunted to the point of extinction.> <He pushed her to the point of hysterics.> <He's concerned about money to the point of obsession.>



Word by Word Definitions

pointplay
  1. :  an individual detail :  item

    :  a distinguishing detail

    :  the most important essential in a discussion or matter

  1. :  to furnish with a point :  sharpen

    :  to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to

    :  to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (as a brick wall) and fill in with new material


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