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dead-end

verb

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to come to an end
  • after several fruitless years, the research seems to have simply dead-ended

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dead end

noun

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“Dead-end.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dead-end. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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