Examples of upshot in a Sentence
the upshot of the court's ruling is that a number of communities will now have to change their gun laws
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The upshot, analysts say, is that Chileans are clamoring for change to a degree not seen since the end of the dictatorship.
And this, perhaps, is the most interesting upshot of Yeethoven: classical compositions will suddenly become relevant to a new and (mostly) ignorant generation.
The upshot, after years of refinement, is a new and better way of examining biological molecules.
Of course, far from aborting the case, the upshot of that consultation — breathlessly decried as political interference in law enforcement — is that Arpaio was fully investigated, tried, and convicted.
This time, the story revolves around a videogame, but the upshot is the same: Those who get caught inside must play along or risk being stranded inside the game forever.
The upshot is that the BBC created a trove of alternate studio and live versions of some of the biggest hits of the ’60s, including renditions of some songs groups never otherwise committed to vinyl in the day.
Managing money for the rich looks like a better business than trading and investment banking: That is the upshot of half-year results for Swiss bank Julius Baer JBAXY 0.62% and the theme of last week’s U.S. bank results.
The upshot is that freshwater hitting the coastal marshes is largely free of industrial and agricultural pollutants.
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First Known Use of upshot
Synonymsaftereffect, aftermath, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, fate, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, precipitate, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, effect
Antonymsantecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason
Related Wordsramification; denouement (also dénouement), echo, implication, repercussion; afterclap, afterglow, aftershock; blowback, by-product, fallout, offshoot, ripple, side effect (also side reaction), spin-off
Near Antonymsconsideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, spring
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