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windup

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the last part of a process or action
  • wait until the windup of your sales pitch before giving up any information about the product's price point

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wind up

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of wind up (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point
  • try to wind up the performance, as we're almost out of time

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2 to come to an end
  • her speeches usually wind up with one last joke

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The first known use of windup was in 1583

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“Windup.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/windup. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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